Navigating the Gospels: Matthew

June 8, 2012 in News

Philip Fogarty SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

This is the third in a series of four books by Jesuit Phil Fogarty covering the four Gospels. The series is intended for the general reader who wishes to know how the gospels came to be written, but the author draws on extensive biblical scholarship for his source material.

The reader of this book is invited on a journey of reflection where they can  let the gospel speak to the heart as well as the head.

There is an age-old tradition of contemplating the gospels and so the reader is invited to undertake an imaginative journey, looking at the people, places and actions of the various actors in the gospel stories, identifying with them imaginatively in the hope of better appreciating each gospel’s message.

The author guides them on this journey, hi-lighting the particular themes and preoccupations of Matthew, in his account of the life and ministry of Jesus.