The Gracious Word, Year B

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Commentary on Sunday and Holy Day Readings. Introduction to the Liturgical Seasons. Second hand paperback book.
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    To come to a full understanding of the depths of the lectionary for Sundays and Holy Days, one needs an array of tools. And that's exactly what Wilfred Harrington OP and Philip Gleeson OP provide in this work. First of all, there is a detailed scriptural commentary on the readings for each Sunday and Holy Day in Year B. This commentary is designed to bring out the riches of the text and to help both hearer and preacher to appreciate it more fully. In addition, there is an introduction to the Gospel of Mark (the Gospel for Year B) and shorter introductions to other major biblical books. Further, Fr Harrington enhances his Christmastide commentary with an analysis of the Infancy Narrative and in Holy Week he sets out the distinctive features of the various Passion Narratives and in Holy Week he sets out the distinctive features of the various Passion Narratives. Philip Gleeson, lecturer in liturgy, provides a succinct introduction to each liturgical season, helping to situate the Scriptures within the worshipping life of the Christian community.