A lifelong student and teacher of Scripture responds to the Year of Mercy and to the document by Pope Francis, The Face of Mercy, by looking closely at the theme of mercy in the Bible. He sketches the graciousness of God, our loving Parent, so full of compassion for us in our frailty and our failures. He shows that, once the biblical understanding of justice is appreciated, there is no conflict between justice and mercy. He hopes that this short book will help readers enter into the spirit of the Jubilee Year.
Tell Me, Jesus, Who You Are Re-discovering Jesus in the Sunday Gospels By John F. Craghan Since 1969 the Church has benefited from the new lectionary for Sundays with its three-year cycle of readings. As a result, the faithful now...
By Donagh O’Shea Death remains the eternal question shadowing human life, and we should be suspicious of easy answers to its mystery. We need to look at it without falsifying it or deluding ourselves. We cannot give a satisfactory account...
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