Renowned theologian and storyteller John Shea offers his marvelous scriptural and theological insights into the Gospel of Matthew. His captivating stories and examples relate Matthew's gospel to contemporary Christian life in ways that are "preachable, teachable and personal."
B. Genealogy and Birth of Jesus (1:1-25)
C. John the Baptizer (3:1-12)
D. Temptation of Jesus (4:1-11)
E. Messengers from John the Baptizer (11:2-19)
F. Transfiguration (17:1-13)
G. Laborers in the Field (19:27-20:16); Two Sons (21:23-32)
H. Wicked Tenants (21:33-46); Wedding Banquet (22:1-14)
I. Caesar and God (22:15-22); Greatest Commandment (22:34-23:12)
J. Stay Awake (24:37-44)
K. Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids (25:1-13); Talents (25:14-30)
L. Judgment of the Nations (25:31-46); Conclusion
Great to use while driving or meditating at home, this is a wonderful resource for preachers, lectors, liturgy planners, and the growing number of Catholics who meet in prayer groups.