The Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday, Cycle C completes this trilogy of work that guides us through the three-year Lectionary cycle. 1997. Collegeville, MN. This book will be a must for anyone preaching, teaching, doing regular personal bible reflection, or leading a discussion group on the gospel of Luke.
In cycle B we encounter the gospel of Mark. The Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday, Cycle B 1996 Collegeville, MN. The Liturgical Press. This continues the task of helping to dig deeper into what is considered the first of the gospels that was put in written form. Once again, getting to know the times and concerns of the Middle East where Jesus lived and died, will help open up this gospel.
In cycle A we work in the gospel of Matthew. The Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday, Cycle A by John Pilch is the first of three books that can really help you get the sense of the times of Jesus.. This often opens up deeper insights into what the text is saying. It is hard in our 21st Century Western culture, to understand many of the parables and teachings because of lack of knowledge of those times. These books will go a long way toward bridging this gap. 1995, Collegeville, MN. The Liturgical Press.