Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
When Paul writes to his beloved Christian community in the Roman colony of Philippi, he calls them more deeply into the Christian way of seeing things.
John Kavanaugh, SJ
What is Lent trying to rub our faces in with all the talk of mercy, forgiveness, reform, and repentance?
John J. Pilch
Visions of Trans-figurations
Jesus and his select circle of disciples share an experience of alternate reality. The text does not tell us what Jesus saw or heard, only that his face gave external indication of his experience
Cyril of Alexandria
The law of Moses and the teaching of the holy prophets clearly foreshadowed the mystery of Christ.
Reginald H. Fuller
The Book of Genesis contains several stories of God’s establishment of his covenant with Abraham, all of them variants of the same tradition.