Jesus, the Divine Physician: Reflections on the Gospel During the Year of Luke

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Ignatius Press, 2008 - 300 páginas

Who is Jesus Christ? How can we really know him? People have been asking that important question for 2,000 years. The best answers are found in the four Gospels, but how are they to be understood, and applied to our modern lives and faith?

Cardinal SchOnborn, a renowned spiritual writer and teacher, presents this third book in his series of meditations on the Gospels, in which he seeks to help readers have a deep personal encounter with Jesus Christ as seen in the Sacred Scriptures. His first two books focused on the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, and this book covers Luke. Sunday after Sunday, he uses the Church's Year C, mainly readings from Luke to explain the beauty of the Gospel in clear and understandable words.

The Cardinal shows how many of the most famous and important events in Christ's life, and some of his greatest parables, are only related in the Gospel of Luke. The powerful parables of the Prodigal Son, of the Good Samaritan, and of the Lost Sheep are told only in Luke's Gospel. Also told only in Luke is the famous story of the tax collector, Zaccheus, so short he climbed a tree to be able to see Jesus, as well as the moving story of the disciples' encounter with Christ on the road to Emmaus after the Resurrection. It is in Luke's Gospel that important roles of women are given particular mention. Finally, it is thanks to Luke especially that we know some of the important details about the Passion of the Savior.

 

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Introduction II
11
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
21
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
27
CHRISTMAS NIGHT
33
NEW YEARS DAY MARY MOTHER OF GOD
40
THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
47
SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
55
THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
58
SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
72
Love Different for Once
85
FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
98
NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
110
TWENTYTHIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
123
TWENTYSEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
136
THIRTYSECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
151
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Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn, the Archbishop of Vienna, is a renowned spiritual teacher and writer. He was a student of Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) and with him was co-editor of the monumental Catechism of the Catholic Church. He has authored numerous books including Jesus, the Divine Physician, Chance or Purpose?, Behold, God's Son, and Living the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

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