St Paul was prone to using sporting metaphors. Where and why did Paul use athletic imagery in his letters?
Jack Mahoney turns his attention to the ‘new’ commandment that Jesus gave to his disciples, which we find in John’s Gospel. What was new about what Jesus was asking with his instruction to ‘love one another ... as I have loved you’?
Fri 25 August: How does Jesus respond when he is asked in the gospel reading by a Pharisee, 'which commandment is the greatest?'
Peter Edmonds SJ describes how God's grace worked differently in the lives of these two saints, neither of whom had straightforward paths to holiness.
Dr Marion Smith thinks about Jesus’s discussion with the Pharisees and Herodians regarding the question of paying taxes to Caesar, and encourages us to ask ourselves what Jesus’s response to his challengers demands of us as members of society.
One New Testament book is reserved for Easter Day and the following fifty days until Pentecost, and is never otherwise read publicly in Catholic Sunday or weekday liturgies: the Acts of the Apostles.
James Crampsey SJ explores some passages in the Synoptic Gospels against the horizon of 'Mystagogy'.
Biblical scholar Nicholas King SJ uses St Paul's first letter to the Corinthians to demonstrate that even the early Christians struggled to live as a united Church.
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