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Worthy Is the Lamb: The Biblical Story of the Mass

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In this exciting new book Thomas Nash refutes the common charge that the Mass is “unbiblical” in a resoundingly biblical fashion. From the Garden of Eden to Christ's Ascension, the biblical roots of the Mass go much deeper than the Last Supper and Christ's Passion. Old Testament sacrifices like Abel’s, Abraham’s and the Passover all prefigure and are fulfilled by Christ's ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published April 30th 2004 by Ignatius Press (first published April 1st 2004)
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Richard Grebenc
Jul 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“The Church has always venerated the divine Scriptures just as she venerates the body of the Lord” (Dei Verbum, 21).

“The Eucharist is ‘the source and summit of the Christian life.’" (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1324 quoting Lumen Gentium, 11).

Tom Nash does a great service in bringing together these two vital aspects of the Christian life (and I do mean vital as it is derived from the Latin vita, meaning “life”). In doing so, the reader not only gains a much deeper appreciation for the Mass
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May 25, 2014 rated it liked it
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Thomas J. Nash breaks down the Biblical and theological roots of the Mass. The book he has written is dense, filled with references to scripture and other spiritual writing, as well as the Catechism. It is informative and interesting at times, but often overwhelming.

I read this book on my own, and perhaps that was a mistake. Worthy is the Lamb is designed to be read in a group study. Each chapter begins with a list of relevant scripture passages pertaining to the topics covered therein, and eac
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