Way of Justice and Peace
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Publisher: Liturgical Press
This study has 6 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 5lessons. The Study Set includes the Study Guide by Catherine Upchurch and a commentary, The Word of God - The Word of Peace by Patricia McCarthy (Liturgical Press). Patricia McCarthy, CND, is a teacher, lecturer, and retreat director on the theology and spirituality of Christian nonviolence. She is the author ofThe Scent of Jasmine: Reflections on Peace for Everyday Life, andOf Passion and Folly: A Scriptural Foundation for Peace, both published by Liturgical Press. This study helps us to reflect on God's call to holiness and our response, the requirements of discipleship, and the lasting rewards of following the way of justice and peace. A good foundation for anyone growing in public discipleship and ideal for those already engaged in social outreach who want to develop a deeper spiritual and scriptural foundation. The study examines the teaching and ministry of Jesus as well as the call, life and message of several Old Testament prophets. Involvement in this study will provide deep insights into the consistent concern for justice in the Bible as well as stirring one's conscience at it provides opportunities to explore how we and our communities of faith respond to the needs of others. Weekly Sessions Introductory Session Lesson 1 - The Call from God Lesson 2 - Responding to the Cal Lesson 3 - Rejecting What Is Not of God Lesson 4 - Embracing What Is of God Lesson 5 - Claiming the Rewards