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Lamb's Supper : The Mass As Heaven on Earth (Hardcover) (Scott Hahn)
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Bestselling author Scott Hahn sheds new light on the Mass, offering readers a deeper appreciation of the most familiar of Catholic rituals .Of all things Catholic, there is nothing that is so familiar as the Mass. With its unchanging prayers, the Mass fits Catholics like their favorite clothes. Yet most Catholics sitting in the pews on Sundays fail to see the powerful supernatural drama that enfolds them. Pope John Paul II described the Mass as "Heaven on Earth," explaining that what "we celebrate on Earth is a mysterious participation in the heavenly liturgy."The Lamb’s Supper reveals a long-lost secret of the Church: The early Christians' key to understanding the mysteries of the Mass was the New Testament Book of Revelation. With its bizarre imagery, its mystic visions of heaven, and its end-of-time prophecies, Revelation mirrors the sacrifice and celebration of the Eucharist.Beautifully written, in clear direct language, bestselling Catholic author Scott Hahn's new book will help readers see the Mass with new eyes, pray the liturgy with a renewed heart, and enter into the Mass more fully, enthusiastically, intelligently, and powerfully than ever before.
Building on various scriptural and historical foundations, a look at the Marian doctrines provides a definitive guide through the mysterious and poetic passages to help readers gain a more profound understanding of their truthfulness and relevance to faith and the practice of religion in the modern world. 30,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 174.0
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Christianity / Catholicism
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Scott Hahn
Street Date: November 1, 1999
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-5102