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Written by one of the world's most eminent biblical scholars, this series of vignettes based on the seven last sayings of Jesus offers insightful reading for the Lent season. Each of the seven 'words' is beautifully illustrated with woodcuts. 'What makes Jesus different and this day Good has nothing to do with us. This is the day we have nothing to give and everything to receive, where we can weep or unclench our hands and let Jesus speak his word of forgiveness again.'
An accessible series of devotionals aimed at the layperson, this series of Lenten sermons is based on the seven last saying of Jesus.
Christopher R. Seitz (Ph.D., Yale University) is professor of biblical interpretation at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario. He previously taught at the University of St. Andrews and Yale University. He is the author or editor of twelve books including Figured Out: Typology, Providence and Christian Scripture; Nicene Christianity The Future for a New Ecumenism; Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets, The: The Achievement of Association in Canon Formation; Isaiah 1-39 (Interpretation Bible Commentaries) and most recently Colossians (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible).