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TREASURES OLD AND NEW (PB) - About the Author Ramshaw is Professor of Religion at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Read more Excerpt. ? Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. from the foreword Which are the most often recurring images in the lectionary? What is the history of the meaning of these images, before, within, and outside the Bible? What has been their usage during the centuries of Christian liturgical use? In a culture far distant from that in which they arose, can these images can still speak of mercy and challenge to God?s people? . . . I see the three readings of each Sunday and festival as a treasure that we, like the Matthean householder in chapter 13, take from our storehouse, treasures that although old are able to be new each week. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Read more

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