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Jesus the Bridegroom

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

Author(s): Brant Pitre

ISBN13: 9780770435455

ISBN10: 0770435459

Publisher: Image (1 Mar. 2014)

Extent: 198 pages

Binding: Hardcover

Size: 14.6 x 2.2 x 21.7 cm

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  • Brant Pitre

          Brant Pitre is a professor of sacred Scripture at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the author of the bestselling book Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper (2011). Dr Pitre is an extremely enthusiastic and highly sought-after speaker who lectures regularly across the United States. He has produced dozens of Bible studies on both CD and DVD, in which he explores the biblical roots of the Catholic faith. He has also appeared on a number of Catholic radio and television shows, such as Catholic Answers Live and EWTN. He currently lives in Louisiana with his wife, Elizabeth, and their five young children.

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    This book will change you. It is an invitation to the Messiah’s wedding feast–and a foretaste of heaven. It will change the way you experience the sacraments, personal prayer, Scripture study, and marriage. Most of all, it will deepen your love for Christ.

    - Scott Hahn, author of The Lamb’s Supper and Signs of Life


    Brant Pitre has a wonderful gift for blending insight, scholarship, and an elegant, appealing style. The result is an extraordinary encounter with Jesus Christ, the meaning of his mission, and the spousal nature of God’s love for humanity and Christ’s love for the Church.

    - Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Capp., Archbishop of Philadelphia


    Brant Pitre helps us to know Jesus not just as a Savior and lord, but as our divine bridegroom. This excellent book show how the theme of Christ the bridegroom is at the very heart of salvation history and how it can transform the way we view baptism, the Eucharist, marriage, and our own relationship with Christ. The profound Biblical insights and clear, engaging writing style will take you deeper into the divine love story found in Sacred Scripture.

    - Edward Sri, author of Walking with Mary


    With his customary combination of deep erudition and clarity of expression, Brant Pitre sheds light on a central theme of the New Testament:  Jesus as the incarnation of the God who wants to marry his people.  In the course of elaborating this motif, Pitre offers wonderfully fresh readings of the Wedding Feast of Cana, the Woman at the Well, the Last Supper, and the Crucifixion.  His interpretation of the Passion as the consummation of the spousal relationship between Jesus and his people is simply stunning.  This is a book that will appeal to both the scholar and the ordinary believer, indeed to anyone interested in understanding Jesus Christ more profoundly.

    - Father Robert Barron, founder of Word on Fire and author of Catholicism


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