Jesus in the House: Gospel Reflections on Christ's Presence in the Home






Allan F. Wright — 190 pgs.
Publisher: St. Anthony Messenger Press
ISBN: 9780867167917

Biography:

ALLAN F. WRIGHT is an accomplished teacher, speaker and writer, living in New Jersey with his wife, Desiree, and daughter, Sophia. He earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Seton Hall University and has been teaching theology at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, since 1986. He has received many awards for his teaching and academic achievements and is the author of Silent Witnesses in the Gospels: Bible Bystanders and Their Stories (Servant Books).

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Jesus in the House: Gospel Reflections on Christ's Presence in the Home

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The word "home" is used thirty-three times and the word "house" ninety-nine times in the Gospels of the New Revised Standard Version Bible. While many of us typically envision a Jesus who publicly preached in the streets and on the hillsides of Palestine, Jesus also ministered often in the home. <br.<br> "Why was it that Jesus spent so much of his time in the homes and houses of the people?" Allan Wright asks. "How did Jesus' own experience of home assist in his formation throughout his childhood and facilitate his understanding of the importance of home? More importantly, what lessons are there for us? Do we still need the presence of Jesus in our homes today? How much different would homes be today if we taught, forgave, healed and shared meals like Jesus did?" <br><br> Biblical scholar Allan Wright explores twenty-nine usages of home in the Scriptures, offering a reflection on the Gospel story, a prayer, reflection questions and challenges to the reader. Written for families, small groups or personal use, <i>Jesus in the House</i> encourages all of us to bring the presence of Christ into our homes.


Stock # B16791 (9780867167917)

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