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Looking More Closely at the Word
Second Sunday of Lent C

March 17, 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

Hamm, SJ

Seeing Things

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.

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The Word Engaged

John Kavanaugh, SJ


What is Lent trying to rub our faces in with all the talk of mercy, forgiveness, reform, and repentance?

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Historical Cultural Context

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

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Cyril of Alexandria

The law of Moses and the teaching of the holy prophets clearly foreshadowed the mystery of Christ.

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Scripture In Depth

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.

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