Item description for My Jesus: Encountering Christ in the Gospel! by Cardinal Christoph Schonborn & Robert J. Shea...
Overview Who is Jesus Christ? People have been asking this question for 2000 years. The search for the answer begins with the four Gospels, but how are they to be understood? Sunday after Sunday, Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn, one of the leading candidates in the recent papal election, explains the Gospel in understandable words. By following the Gospel of Matthew over the course of a year, there emerges a comprehensive picture of Jesus presented in this book. Includes beautiful illustrations from various epochs of Christian art history.
Publishers Description Accompanied by illustrations from various epochs of Christian art history, presents sermons by the Archbishop of Vienna, Austria on the topic Who is Jesus Christ?.
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.98" Width: 5.34" Height: 0.74" Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2005
Publisher Ignatius Press
ISBN 0898709873 ISBN13 9780898709872
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More About Cardinal Christoph Schonborn & Robert J. Shea
Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, the Archbishop of Vienna, is a highly regarded spiritual teacher and prolific writer, and a former student of Pope Benedict XVI. He was the primary editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and has written numerous books including Jesus the Divine Physician, Chance or Purpose?, Behold God's Son, We Have Found Mercy, and Living the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
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Meeting Christ (for non-theologians) May 7, 2009
"My Jesus: Encountering Christ in the Gospel" is one of three books which comprise commentary on the weekly Sunday gospel readings for Years A, B and C of the liturgical Church year. I belong to a small study group of half a dozen lay people who meet weekly to study the scripture readings for the coming Sunday. We take turns facilitating. When my turn comes, I often look to these books.
The Cardinal's books are a gift. His comments on each week's Gospel are two to three pages each, a perfect length for our group's study and discussion. Best of all, they read as though the Cardinal was personally addressing us. It is very clear that the Cardinal has spent many years not just studying the scriptures academically, but walking with Jesus intimately on a day-to-day basis. I respect the Cardinal as a scripture scholar, but what the other members of the Bible study group and I receive from the Cardinal through these books is "This is my friend Jesus, and I want you to know him." Highly recommended!