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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. I'm not sure if I read this exact edition. I read an edition that was online and in the public domain. Robert Bellarmine gives us a meditation on each of the seven last words i. First he explains the phrase, and what is meant by it, and concrete details surrounding its utterance. For instance, he says that the bleeding experienced by Christ would have made him extremely thirsty, so that when he said "I thirst" he was parched I'm not sure if I read this exact edition.
For instance, he says that the bleeding experienced by Christ would have made him extremely thirsty, so that when he said "I thirst" he was parched beyond imagination. Another detail that we might miss is that Christ's last word, "Father into your hand I commend my spirit" was uttered with a loud cry.
But people who are dying don't normal give out a loud cry-- their speech is quiet and laboured.
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By this, Christ is shown to have given up his life voluntarily, as he had control of himself. After each explanation into the phrases, he goes into the "fruit" i. For example, Bellarmine says that Jesus uttered "My God, My God why have you forsaken me" not because he did not know the answer, but to encourage his followers to inquirer why Christ was forsaken on the cross and then proceeds to give five reasons. There were some theological gems in this book, so definitely worth a read, especially during Lent.
I feel like I've read a lot of this before, so that's why I'm giving it a lower grade. Wyatt North. Meditations on the Way of the Cross Stations of the Cross. Francis of Assisi.
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