The Cultural World of the Prophets Year B
The Cultural World of the Prophets - The First Reading and the Responsorial Psalm - Sunday by Sunday, Year B
AUTHOR John J Pilch
Each essay offers historical and literary information on the first reading and the responsorial psalm for the Sundays in the lectionary for Year B.
It provides information about aspects of the Eastern Mediterranean cultural world in which the authors of these documents and their original recipients lived.
Such information helps to identify plausible links with the gospel for each Sunday and encourages the reader to explore pastoral applications to modern life.