Journeying with Luke Paperback
Lectionary Year C
by James Woodward; Mark Pryce; Paula Gooder;
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Journeying with Luke
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Second in the series after the success of Journeying with Mark, this book gives fresh insight on Luke's Gospel as it is read and preached within the Church.
Explore the Gospel of Luke in the lectionary year C. Giving background information allows the reader to get a good grip on a greater understanding, prayer and action inspired by the life and works of Jesus.
Journeying with Luke pays special attention to the character of Luke and his writing - his use of story and song, and the importance of themes such as travel, mission and the outsider, and the relationship between the Gospel and the Book of Acts.
With a blend of imagination, scholarship and pastoral wisdom, it will inspire worship and everyday discipleship throughout the Christian year.
Journeying with Luke by James Woodward; Mark Pryce; Paula Gooder was published by SPCK in August 2012 and is our 26091st best seller. The ISBN for Journeying with Luke is 9780281059027.
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Journeying With Luke (Lectionary Year C)Barry Vendy, via The Good Book Stall
Paula Gooder, Mark Pryce and James Woodward follow up their successful collaboration on Mark’s Gospel with this new volume on Luke, the Gospel for Year C of the Churches’ Lectionary. Once again it will be a useful introduction for individuals, groups and preachers, even those already familiar with Luke. It may be short, compared with many commentaries, but it contains plenty of stimulating material, with six chapters on the main seasons of the year and two more on ‘Ordinary Time’.
Paula, in addition to an introduction on Luke, the writer and the Gospel, then ‘explores the text’ (there are interesting features on such things as temptation, the journey and irony). In each chapter, Mark ‘imagines’ the text (and believe me, his poems and meditations really are imaginative. Look at his ‘out-of-character’ story of ‘shepherds’ in their Portakabin office! Or see Satan’s monologue after the bruising encounter with Jesus in the wilderness! And that’s just a taste.). Finally, James ‘reflects on’ the text, and preachers may find his thoughts especially helpful (for example on the person of Mary, on the nature of faith and on the parable of the Good Samaritan). Each chapter concludes with questions for an individual to mull over and for a group to have a go at, plus a prayer.
This is a book worth using.
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Journeying with Luke is
- a source of background information
- a way to greater understanding, prayer and action inspired by the teachings of Jesus
- a springboard for the imagination, helping us to visualize the lives, times and culture of first-century Israel
- a guide to reflection for those preparing to hear (or preach) the word of God
This volume pays special attention to the particular character of Lukes writing his use of story and song, and the importance of themes such as travel, mission and the outsider, and the relationship between the Gospel and the Book of Acts. With a blend of imagination, scholarship and pastoral wisdom, it will inspire worship and everyday discipleship throughout the Christian year.
Details for Journeying with Luke
|Author / Artist||James Woodward; Mark Pryce; Paula Gooder|
|Publisher||SPCK (August 2012)|
|Number of Pages||128|
|Page last updated||15th October 2017|