Bought this book for my Mom. I glanced through it quickly and what a great read!
by Fr. Ralph Gorman, C.P.
291 pp. paperback
Fr. Ralph Gorman has here crafted a single, unforgettable, detailed account that combines material from all four Gospels with critically-important Old Testament passages, plus relevant facts from Jewish and Roman history, laws, traditions, and practices. He also includes helpful first century military, political, geographical, and archaeological information and keen depictions of Gospel places based on his three years residence there.
The result is a richly-textured, moment-by-moment account that brings to vivid life the powerful events that transpired between Jesus' Agony in the Garden and His death on the Cross – a narrative that actually provides a fuller treatment of the events of Passion Week.
Knowing what Fr. Gorman presents here adds greatly to a more thoughtful, prayerful devotion towards Our Lord's saving work in His Passion.
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