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Solemnity of Our Lord
Jesus Christ
The King of the Universe, B
November 21, 2021
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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The Word Embodied

John Kavanaugh, SJ

The King’s Standard

Jesus says that his kingdom is not of this world. It is a kingdom not fought for with old means of warfare. Rather, it testifies to truth.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Kingship and Truth

Jesus’ followers are not subjects in a kingdom but persons who hear the truth and respond to it. 

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Thoughts from the Early Church


What is Christ’s kingdom? It is simply those who believe in him.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Feast of Christ the King?

Jesus does not accept the ordinary political implications of kingship. His is another kind of kingship entirely.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Christ loves us. Christ’s love is perpetual and goes beyond the historical event of the redemption.

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