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Jesus, The Divine Physician

Encoutering Christ in the Gospel of Luke

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ISBN13: 9781586171803

ISBN10: 1586171801

Publisher: IGNATIUS PRESS ($)

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  • Who is Jesus Christ? How can we really know him? People have been asking that important question for 2,000 years. The best answers are found in the four Gospels, but how are they to be understood, and applied to our modern lives and faith?

    Cardinal Sch?Ânborn, a renowned spiritual writer and teacher, presents this third book in his series of meditations on the Gospels, in which he seeks to help readers have a deep personal encounter with Jesus Christ as seen in the Sacred Scriptures. His first two books focused on the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, and this book covers Luke. Sunday after Sunday, he uses the Churchs Year C, mainly readings from Luke to explain the beauty of the Gospel in clear and understandable words.

    The Cardinal shows how many of the most famous and important events in Christs life, and some of his greatest parables, are only related in the Gospel of Luke. The powerful parables of the Prodigal Son, of the Good Samaritan, and of the Lost Sheep are told only in Lukes Gospel. Also told only in Luke is the famous story of the tax collector, Zaccheus, so short he climbed a tree to be able to see Jesus, as well as the moving story of the disciples encounter with Christ on the road to Emmaus after the Resurrection. It is in Lukes Gospel that important roles of women are given particular mention. Finally, it is thanks to Luke especially that we know some of the important details about the Passion of the Savior.

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    'This book is not merely an aid to the Gospel of Luke, it is an inspiration. It reveals the practical eye of a pastor and the penetrating insights of a great scholar.'

    - James V. Schall, S.J. Author, The Order of Things

    'Cardinal Sch?Ânborn convincingly brings home the truth and power of the Gospel image of Jesus. If you have lost touch with Christ, you will find him again. Those who want to be disciples of Christ will discover new strength, conviction, and joy in this fresh expression of the reality of your Jesus and mine.'

    - Fr. Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R., Author, Arise from Darkness


Jesus, The Divine Physician