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Looking More Closely at the Word
21st Sunday of Ordinary Time C
August 25, 2019
Working with the Word

Study of the Readings
ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
et al


• Words,     Phrases
To the point
• First Two     Readings
• Experience

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Dennis
Hamm, SJ

Insiders And Outsiders

The image of the reign of God as banquet was central to Jesus’ preaching and mission. 

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The Word Engaged

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Consoling Hope

We all most likely deserve a fate far less glorious than heaven. After all, would not all of us be lost without Jesus?

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Insiders & Outsiders

The normal way to become an “insider” is to be born into the family or group. But all societies recognize other ways of becoming an “insider.”

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Anselm of Canterbury

Love God more than yourself, then, and already you will begin to have what you desire to possess fully in heaven.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The universalism of the Christian gospel is no easygoing thing. It is intended for all but is offered through Christ alone.

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