The Word of God, the Word of Peace

The Word of God, the Word of Peace

Number of page: 154
Author: Patricia McCarthy
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 0814627897
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Category: Religion

2002 Catholic Press Association Award Winner! Since peace is lived in the daily circumstances of life, The Word of God – the Word of Peace highlights the prophets who tried to help the people of their day find peace in the nitty gritty of life. It is not so much about the prophets as it is about the call of prophecy given each baptized person. The commitment to prophetic peace is highlighted in the teachings of Old and New Testament prophets illuminated by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace. Section one of The Word of God – the Word of Peace invites us to reflect on God’s request. The idea of peace is God’s, and God invites others to spread the word. Section two follows with the response of the peacemaker, the decision to be with God in the work of peace. Section three focuses on the decisions for peace. When does justice, the foundation of peace, demand that we say yes