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Gratitude And Expectations: To Jesus Through Mary, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2012

Gratitude And Expectations: To Jesus Through Mary, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Solemnity of the Mother of God, January 1, 2013: Nm 6:22-27; Ps 67; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Tribulations Of The Patriarch Joseph And Jesus In Greek And Latin Piety, Lawrence E. Frizzell D.Phil. May 2005

Tribulations Of The Patriarch Joseph And Jesus In Greek And Latin Piety, Lawrence E. Frizzell D.Phil.

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

The dramatic account of Joseph and his brothers in Genesis 37-50 has been the subject of many commentaries and reflections, by both Jews and Christians. How have the questions of crime and forgiveness been treated as a major theme by Christians? From early texts the pious effort to interpret the biblical message into a coherent whole led to a link between Joseph and Jesus. How has this been developed in the first millennium of Christianity? Father Frizzell examined this theme in “Tribulations of the Patriarch Joseph and Jesus in Greek and Latin Piety,” which he originally presented at the Medieval ...


The Magnificat: Sources And Themes, Lawrence E. Frizzell D.Phil. Dec 1998

The Magnificat: Sources And Themes, Lawrence E. Frizzell D.Phil.

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

In the 1961 meeting of this Society, the Basilian biblical scholar, James Terence Forestell, reflected upon the biblical background of the Magnificat. He declared that it is not merely a patchwork quilt of Old Testament texts. "The Magnificat is a new hymn with its own unity of inspiration, but the words do reflect a whole stream of O.T. piety, which is not to be isolated in a few texts." He studied the background possibilities in the Jewish Scriptures for every significant term in the hymn.

I will stand with him against the assessment of the Jesuit Scripture scholar, Joseph ...


Yavneh’S Liturgy And Early Christianity, Asher Finkel Ph.D. Dec 1980

Yavneh’S Liturgy And Early Christianity, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A critical historical examination of the liturgy of Yavneh and the use of the terms "minim" and "Nazarenes" in the prayer with an appendix that provides a review, both textually and historically, of the early rabbinic material (the Yavneh tradition) on the Christian teaching with a special reference to Rabbi Jesus and a particular focus on the episode involving Rabbi Eliezer ben Hyrcanus of Yavneh and Lydda at the beginning of the second century CE.