R. Scott Hurd's Around the Table: Retelling the Story of the Eucharist PDF

By R. Scott Hurd

ISBN-10: 1594716552

ISBN-13: 9781594716553

Award-winning writer R. Scott Hurd employs the original and inventive tales of fourteen biblical characters who have been as regards to Jesus—including Thomas, Barnabas, and Mary Magdalene—in order that can assist you comprehend Christ larger and to think about the secret found in the Eucharist.

The scriptures are full of primary and not-so-familiar references to the Eucharist—including the narratives of the final Supper, Jesus calling himself the Bread of existence, and the money owed of the miracle of the loaves and fishes.

In Around the Table, you are going to start to higher comprehend the mysteries of the Eucharist in a deeper means during the eyes of Thomas, who used to be with Jesus as he raised the widow’s son at Nain and Lazarus at Bethany. you are going to discover the Eucharist as a foretaste of heaven along Bartholomew within the higher room and the dear present of forgiveness that the Eucharist brings with Matthew as he first meets Jesus at Capernaum. you will discover braveness to percentage the good news within the robust tale of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant pleasure on the dying and resurrection of Jesus.

R. Scott Hurd, senior director for management formation at Catholic Charities united states, is helping you find the which means of the sacrament throughout the support of news approximately those that observed Jesus in the course of his time on the earth. In every one bankruptcy, you’ll take where of a particular buddy, follower, or loved one of Jesus for you to be aware of him greater, think about scripture, and deepen your realizing of the Eucharistic secret we rejoice at the present time. as well as those scripture-inspired tales, Hurd provide you with instruments to lead your reading:

  • A biographical comic strip of every biblical character
  • Questions for journaling, contemplation, or conversation
  • Scripture citations for reference and extra reading
  • A prayer to shut every one chapter


Hurd contains the culture of the Church and his personal lifelong fascination with the Eucharist that can assist you come to a richer figuring out and deeper gratitude for this super present in which we're healed, bolstered, renewed, and challenged to develop into the loving folks God has created us to be.

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