Biblical Studies

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Voices from the Margin, Interpreting the Bible in the Third World, 25th Anniversary Edition, R. S. Sugirtharajah, Index, 496, softcover
This long-anticipated new edition of a classic in bibilical studies and theology features:              ● A new introduction and afterword calling...
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The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics, Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, Yiu Sing Lucas Chan, James F. Keenan, Ronaldo Zacharias, 320, softcover

The first original collection of essays on Catholic Biblical Ethics ever done in English.

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Matthew and the Margins, A Socio-Political and Religious Reading, Warren Carter, 500, Softcover

Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.

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The Disciples' Jesus, Christology as Reconciling Practice, Terrence W. Tilley, 320, Softcover

Approaches christology as formed through the eyes of the disciples of Jesus.

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Breaking through the Boundaries, Biblical Perspectives on Mission from the Outside In, American Society of Missiology , Paul Hertig, Young Lee Hertig, Sarita Gallagher Edwards, Robert L. Gallagher, 216, softcover
An innovative approach in missiology that weaves together historical biblical interpretation with contemporary sociological and anthropological analysis.
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The Biblical Foundations for Mission, Donald Senior, Carroll Stuhlmueller, 372, Softcover

Provide textual and historical evidence in the New and Old Testaments as the bases for Christian mission that is not only "Western" but universal.

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Mission In Acts, Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context, American Society of Missiology Series, Robert L. Gallagher, Paul Hertig, 288, Softcover

A commentary on the Acts of the Apostles and the biblical text as they apply to the challenges of mission and ministry in today's multicultural context.

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Sister Wendy's Bible Treasury, Stories and Wisdom through the Eyes of Great Painters, Sister Wendy Beckett, 144, Softcover with French flaps

A journey through the Bible with Sister Wendy, accompanied by some of the greatest artists of all time.

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Jesus and His Enemies, Narrative Conflict in the Four Gospels, Robert R. Beck, Index, 240, Softcover
An examination of narrative structure in each of the four gospels offers a fresh understanding of the Christian response to conflict.
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The Bible on Culture, Belonging or Dissenting?, Lucien Legrand, 208, Softcover
An organized, systematic review of inculturation from a biblical point of view.
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Translating the Message, The Missionary Impact on Culture, American Society of Missiology Series, Lamin Sanneh, 288, Softcover

A new, revised edition of the classic work that revolutionized how we view the impace of Christian mission on non-Western cultures.

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Come Out My People!, God's Call out of Empire in the Bible and Beyond, Wes Howard-Brook, 544, Softcover

This landmark work provides a compelling vision of two religions--one of "creation" and the other of "empire"--running throughout the Hebrew and Christian scriptures and the profound implications this holds for believers today.

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Unveiling Empire, Reading Revelation Then and Now, Wes Howard-Brook, Anthony Gwyther, 300, Softcover

Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.

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Introduction to the Old Testament, A Liberative Perspective, Anthony Ceresko, Index, 408, Softcover

A revised edition of a classroom favorite.

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Decolonizing Biblical Studies, A View from the Margins, Fernando F. Segovia, 180, Softcover

A study of the relationship between Biblical Studies and colonization, with ways to separate the two on both a conceptual level as well as a practical one.

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Jesus Through Jewish Eyes, Rabbis and Scholars Engage an Ancient Brother in New Conversation, Beatrice Bruteau, 216, Softcover

Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.

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Israel and the Nations, A Mission Theology of the Old Testament, American Society of Missiology Series, James Chukwuma Okoye, 224, Softcover

A missional reading of the Old Testament aimed at showing how Israel became a "missionary people" by opening its Covenant with Yahweh to the nations.

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The Dharma of Jesus, George M. Soares-Prabhu, 300, Softcover

The penetrating insights of Jesus of Nazareth from a brilliant Indian Jesuit scholar provide a uniquely Asian Jesus.

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Binding the Strong Man, A Political Reading of Mark's Story of Jesus, Ched Myers, 540, Softcover

A revised edition of a landmark in contemporary biblical criticism, "Quite simply, the most important commentary of a bok of Scripture since Barth's 'Romans'."--Walter Wink, The Christian Century

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Christ Our Companion, Toward a Theological Aesthetics of Liberation, Roberto S. Goizueta, 144, Softcover
How the lives of the companions of Jesus become the canvas upon which God paints a picture of liberation.
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Readings from the Edges, The Bible and People on the Move, Jean-Pierre Ruiz, 192, Softcover

In this absorbing work, a Hispanic biblical scholar connects contemporary issues of migration of peoples with biblical texts.

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True and Holy, Christian Scripture and Other Religions, Leo F. Lefebure, Index, 274, Softcover

Lefebure offers Christian readings of Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist holy texts that suggest new bases for friendship and understanding.

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The Bible and Literature, Theology in Dialogue 3, Elizabeth Michael Boyle, Carol J. Dempsey, index, 240, softcover

This interdisciplinary text for undergraduates explores the various literary genres in the Bible as well as biblical themes in contemporary literature.

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The God of Life, Gustavo Gutierrez, 275, Softcover

The well-known Peruvian theologian reviews the Bible from the standpoint of the struggling poor offering new and challenging insights on its meaning today.

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Who Do You Say I Am?, Introduction to Christology, Jacques Dupuis, S.J., 194, Softcover

An exploration of christological doctrine with a focus on liberationism, feminism and religious pluralism.

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Wisdom Ways, Introducing Feminist Biblical Interpretation, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, 240, Softcover

This leading feminist theologian offers an exciting introduction to a most creative field of biblical interpretation which the author says is best understood as the search for Divine Wisdom. She offers a review of the art that is not merely informative, but liberating. Challenging mainstream hermeneutic strategies she empowers us to think critically and enter creatively into a life-transforming journey.

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The New Testament, Introducing the Way of Discipleship, Wes Howard-Brook, Sharon Ringe, 208, Softcover
A unique introduction to the New Testament that speaks to the challenge of radical discipleship today.
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Eschatology and Hope, Theology in Global Perspective Series, Anthony Kelly, index, 192, Softcover

Probes Christian wisdom and contemporary thought to help us "give an accounting for the hope" that is within us (1 Peter 3:15).

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Soul Sisters, Women in Scripture Speak to Women Today, Edwina Gateley, Full-color art by Louis Glanzman, 144, Softcover
Poet Edwina Gateley joins with artist Louis Glanzman to reveal the souls of women loved by Jesus.
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Models of Revelation, Avery Dulles, S.J., 365, Softcover

This classic by the renowned Jesuit offers a cogent and challenging exploration of the doctrine at the heart of Christian faith.

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On Job, God-Talk and the Suffering of the Innocent, Gustavo Gutierrez, 144, Softcover

The "father of Latin American liberation theology" offers a profound reading of the Book of Job.

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Say to this Mountain, Mark's Story of Discipleship, Ched Myers, Marie Dennis, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Joseph Nangle, 256, Softcover
Based on the Gospel of Mark, the authors explore what being Jesus' disciple means, then and now.
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Troubling Biblical Waters, Race, Class, and Family, Cain Hope Felder, 200, Softcover

Scholarly and stimulating look at the importance of the Bible for Blacks and of Blacks in the Bible. "Lucidly written with profound messages . . ."--Black Issues in Higher Education

 

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A Troubling in My Soul, Womanist Perspectives on Evil and Suffering, Emilie M. Townes, 300, Softcover

Fresh views from womanist theologians on theodicy.

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I See Satan Fall Like Lightning, Rene Girard, 256, Softcover

How Christian revelation overcomes violence, mimesis, and scapegoating.

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Lamentations and the Tears of the World, Kathleen M. O'Connor, 160, Softcover
Explores the book of Lamentations and its meaning for faith and ministry today.
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Sisters in the Wilderness, The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk, Anniversary Edition, Delores S. Williams, New Foreword by Katie G. Cannon, 320, Softcover

The classic text in the field of womanist studies, in a 20th anniversary edition.

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The Liberating Path of the Hebrew Prophets, Then and Now, Nahum Ward-Lev, Foreword by Walter Brueggemann, Index, 272, softcover

 Empowers readers of all faiths and backgrounds to see through a prophetic lens and engage in prophetic action.

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The Asian Jesus, Michael Amaladoss, Notes, bibliography, scripture index, index, 192, Softcover

Shows how Asian images such as "guru," "Servant" and "avatar" can add depth to our understanding of Jesus.

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Go Preach!, Mark's Kingdom Message and the Black Church Today, Brian K. Blount, 240, Softcover

Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today. 

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Jesus and the Prodigal Son, The God of Radical Mercy , Brian J. Pierce, Index, 240, softcover

This imaginative reading of the beloved parable of the Prodigal Son bears implications for a church that enters compassionately into the world of those on the margins.

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A New Heaven, A New Earth, The Bible & Catholicity, Catholicity in an Evolving Universe , Dianne Bergant, Index, 208, softcover

An exploration of the Bible and God’s plan for humankind and the universe through the lens of our evolving role in co-creation with Jesus.

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Words to Live By, Sacred Sources for Interreligious Engagement, Or N. Rose, Homayra Ziad, Soren M. Hessler, Foreword by Francis X. Clooney, SJ, 160, softcover
Scholars from many religious traditions reflect on sacred texts that have transformed their work as interreligious bridge-builders.
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Unsettling the Word, Biblical Experiments in Decolonization, Steve Heinrichs, Afterword by Sylvia McAdam, Illustrations by Jonathan Dyck , 320, softcover
A surprising new reading of the scriptures by Settler and Indigenous authors aims to reclaim the Bible from colonial powers and serve as an instrument for justice.
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Creation and The Cross, The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril , Elizabeth A. Johnson, 256, softcover
Confronting the woeful legacy of a centuries-old theology, Johnson shows how the beauty of our faith tradition is deepened by being rooted in ecological reality.
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Introduction to Old Testament Wisdom, A Spirituality for Liberation, Anthony R. Ceresko, O.S.F.S., 192, Softcover

Introduces the biblical student to the history and meaning of the wisdom literature.

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Do You Love Me?, Jesus Questions the Church, Michael H. Crosby, 264, Softcover
Challenging reflections on the Gospel of John and its relevance to the tensions in the church today between models of law and love.
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Reading the Bible from the Margins, Miguel A. De La Torre, 160, Softcover

How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.

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Spirituality of the Beatitudes, Matthew's Vision for the Church in an Unjust World, Michael H. Crosby, 260, Softcover
A new edition of the bestselling book that brings Jesus' message home in a world in desperate need of it.
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Inclusivity, A Gospel Mandate, Diarmuid O'Murchu, 240, softcover

The bestselling author makes the strongest case yet for the kind of church that was and has been, laying bare its historical, theological, and spiritual roots.

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Be Still and Know, Zen and the Bible, Ruben L.F. Habito, Index, 208, softcover

A spiritual gem, focusing on the ways the practices of Zen and Christianity can enrich each other.

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Beyond Original Sin, Recovering Humanity's Creative Urge, Diarmuid O'Murchu, Index, 216, softcover
Offers a compelling argument to consider human fundamental goodness rather than flawed sinfulness as the starting point for studying human origins.
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The Psalms, Songs of Tragedy, Hope, and Justice, J. David Pleins, 160, Softcover

Offers a way of reading the sacred hymns and prayers as poetry, and as catalyst to community action.

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Soul Brothers, Men in the Bible Speak to Men Today, Richard Rohr, Full color art by Louis J. Glanzman, 144, Softcover

Author Richard Rohr joins with artist Louis Glanzman to reveal teh souls of men throughout the ages who have struggled to discover who they really are, and what God wants of them.

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Suffering and the Christian Life, Richard W. Miller, 160, Softcover

Leading Catholic scholars reflect on the greatest challenge to Christian theology.

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Prophets, Words of Fire, Megan McKenna, 256, Softcover

Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.

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Zen and the Bible, J. K. Kadowaki, 192, Softcover

A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.

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Liberating Jonah, Forming an Ethics of Reconciliation, Miguel A. De La Torre, 160, Softcover

Examines the Old Testament story to demonstrate the significant role the underrepresented and oppressed can play in reconciliation: personal, social, and global.

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Jesus Was a Migrant, Deirdre Cornell, 144, softcover

A biblically grounded presentation of the value of migrants, immigrants, and refugees to each and all of us.

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Faith in the Face of Empire, The Bible through Palestinian Eyes, Mitri Raheb, 168, softcover

Through Palestinian eyes, a challenging view of how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.

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Biblical Hermeneutics, Toward a Theory of Reading as Production of Meaning, J. Severino Croatto, 104, Softcover

J. Severino Croatto addresses the problem of how to read the Bible in order to bring its most profound and timeless meaning to life.

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Not Counting Women and Children, Neglected Stories from the Bible, Megan McKenna, 225, Softcover

Offers fresh insights into the stories of Biblical women from Esther to Mary Magdalene.

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Parables, The Arrows of God, Megan McKenna, 176, Softcover

Invites readers to feel the penetrating power of Jesus' own stories.

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Leave Her Alone, Megan McKenna, 240, Softcover

More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'

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The Church Before Christianity, Wes Howard-Brook, 144, Softcover

An in-depth look at the origins of the Church and what modern Christians can learn from it today.

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On Your Mark, Reading Mark in the Shadow of the Cross, Megan McKenna, 240, Softcover

Explores the requirements of Christian discipleship through a powerful new reading of Mark's Gospel.

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Ambassadors of Reconciliation - Volume II, Diverse Christian Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, Elaine Enns, Ched Myers, 184, Softcover

Profiles individuals who illustrate the challenge of peacemaking, reconciliation, and restorative justice.

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Lazarus, Come Forth!, How Jesus Confronts the Culture of Death and Invites Us into the New Life of Peace, John Dear, 144, Softcover

Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.

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A Maryknoll Liturgical Year, Reflections on the Readings for Year C, Judy Coode, Kathy McNeely, 160, Softcover

Reflections on the Sunday readings (Year C) by Maryknoll missioners bring a global perspective to the reading, understanding, and following of the Gospel.

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The Cross in Contexts, Suffering and Redemption in Palestine, Mitri Raheb, Suzanne Watts Henderson, 160, softcover

A Palestinian theologian and an American New Testament scholar explore the meaning of the crucifixion in light of both first and twenty-first century Palestinian contexts.

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Hidden Women of the Gospels, Kathy Coffey, 180, Softcover

In the tradition of midrash, here are twenty-one stories of "gospel women."

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The Ladder of the Beatitudes, Jim Forest, 176, Softcover

This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.

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Hope in an Age of Despair, And Other Talks and Writings, Albert Nolan, 192, Softcover

A bestselling author on building a spirituality of resistance to the despair and injustice we find in the world.

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For Everything A Season, Joan Chittister, 160, Softcover

A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.

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For the Healing of the Nations, The Book of Revelation in an Age of Cultural Conflict, Justo L. Gonzalez, 128, Softcover
A leading Hispanic theologian explores the cultural milieu that formed the Book of Revelation and relates it to church and society today.
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Jesus Before Christianity, Albert Nolan, 200, Softcover

A new edition of  Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.

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Ambassadors of Reconciliation - Volume I, New Testament Reflections on Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, Ched Myers, Elaine Enns, 192, Softcover

Two activist scholars offer scriptural foundations for the cause of restorative justice.

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The Seven Last Words, Michael H. Crosby, 150, Softcover

In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.

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The Gospel According to Mary, A New Testament for Women, Miriam Therese Winter, 144, Softcover
If one of the gospels were written by a woman what would it be like? What would it remember, celebrate, hand on? What would it say about women, about Jesus, about discipleship and church?
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Listening to God's Word, Catholic Spirituality for Adults, Alice Camille, 128, softcover

A popular teacher of Scripture inspires us to not only appreciate God's Word but to live it and know the peace and joy that comes from it.

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Four full color posters, 12 X 18 (2 vertical, 2 horizontal) with verses from O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.  
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