George Steiner said that "the translator invades, extracts, and brings home." In this remarkable volume, Everett Fox does all of this.
Season after Pentecost | 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Job 38:1-11 (Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32); 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41 | Semi-continuous first reading: 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 (Psalm 9:9-20) or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 18:10-16 (Psalm 133)
In science, when negative data isn’t reported, the result is a silence that silences. A life-saving drug or a new discovery may be missed.
These Gospel stories can seem so familiar. But sit with the disciples in the little wooden boat, and Jesus' power will render you speechless.
by James MartinApril 8, 2014