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Looking More Closely at the Word
Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 12, 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

Visions and Revisions

In our Easter joy we rally around a crucified Messiah who was a scandal to the Jews and foolishness to the Greeks.

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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, SJ

After Life

Could there be an afterlife, a form of existence beyond this womb, so familiar and secure?

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Mediterranean Fathers and Sons

John the evangelist portrays the relationship of Jesus and his heavenly Father in terms of an authentic and perfect Mediterranean relationship between father and son.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Cyril of Alexandria

By giving life Christ shows that by nature he is life. He does not receive it from another, but supplies it from his own resources.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The proclamation of the Word of God has no promise of success, but the Word must be proclaimed whether people hear or refuse to hear.

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