Revealing the scriptures as they unfold through the liturgical year, this text covers all three cycles, A, B and C. It offers reflections on each of the Sunday lectionary readings, stresses the biblical themes of liberation and love, and points out the challenges of living the faith.
Renowned Peruvian theologian Gustavo Gutierrez opens up the riches of scriptures as they unfold through the liturgical year. Covering all three cycles (A, B and C), Gutierrez offers penetrating reflections on each of the Sunday lectionary readings. He constantly stresses the biblical themes of liberation and love, and points to the challenges inherent in living the life of faith in our own times.This book will fill a long-felt need, at a time when the authority and relevance of preaching is coming under the spotlight. It combines, uniquely, the profound thinking of a theological giant with the accessibility of a handbook. This combination will make it a key resource for anyone who preaches on Sundays, for anyone who wishes to live the liturgical year through their own scriptural reading, and for anyone who has ever asked themselves how the gospels can be good news for our troubled world today.