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Ystic visions of heaven and its end of time prophecies Revelation mirrors the sacrifice and celebration of the EucharistBeautifully written in clear direct language bestselling Catholic author Scott Hahn's new book will help readers see the Mass with new eyes pray the liturgy with a renewed heart and enter into the Mass fully enthusiastically intelligently and powerfully than ever befo. Reason for Reading I love Scott Hahn s writings and plan to read as much of his work as possible This is his most popular book so I decided to read it nextThis book has both a Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur something that is always important to me when reading Catholic non fiction Going back to the early Christian s for inspiration Hahn shows us how they used the Book of Revelation to understand the Mass The two are connected to such an amazing degree that Hahn s easy to read lay person voice makes everything he explains abundantly clear Hahn uses a heavy foundation of Old Testament scripture and explains thoroughly the need for sacrifice in the OT Jewish religion This increasingly sheds light on Jesus role as lamb in the New Testament in Revelation and in the Mass Hahn shows how Revelation is divided into two parts at Chapter 11 eualling the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist When we lift up our hearts we literally are lifting them up to heaven and the Mass is the one place and time that we experience Heaven on earthI have my monthly missal on my bedside table and as I was reading this book I found myself grabbing it and reading through the actual words of the Mass as Hahn explained meanings of certain parts I know my responses and I take them seriously I always get tears when I say I am not worthy but Hahn made me see them again in a new light such as examining the Holy holy holy But than this Hahn had me reading the priest s lines and truly grasping what is happening at Mass with new eyes Every Catholic knows that Jesus the angels and saints are with us at Mass but by reading this book you ll fully understand when where and why This is certainly a book that bears repeated readings It is a short book but I took my time with it usually only reading a chapter a night to mull it over ok sometimes two Just writing this review makes me want to go to Mass This is a book every Catholic should read especially if you have fallen into the rut of following the routine and not paying attention to what you are doing and saying You are missing the most wonderful part of being Catholic the Mass Heaven on earth Read read read this book

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Upernatural drama that enfolds them Pope John Paul II described the Mass as Heaven on Earth explaining that what we celebrate on Earth is a mysterious participation in the heavenly liturgy The Lamb's Supper reveals a long lost secret of the Church The early Christians' key to understanding the mysteries of the Mass was the New Testament Book of Revelation With its bizarre imagery its m. Wow There s so much great information in this book and it s written in such an easy way I mean after reading some of the Pope Benedict XVI s books this I could get used to And strangely enough it is consoling It s not really relevant to the situation that I m currently bothered by but when he explains the book of Revelation you get the distinct feeling that God has a plan that can t failThe latter part was a bit frustrating in that it seemed many concepts were introduced but only too briefly without going into the depth Maybe it was my fault reading too uickly or something But it seemed like Scott Hahn was using key phrases that I would want to pause at and consider but then he d throw out the next semi related sentenceThe final part of the book is where everything is kind of summarized and I liked it a lot I wanted to uote a lot from that section but I can t uote whole chapters And besides you kind of need to know what goes before to get it get all the meaning from itI can say that this book enhanced my understanding of the mass made me attentive at least this time hope it lasts because it was great

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As seen on EWTN bestselling author Scott Hahn unveils the mysteries of the Mass offering readers a deeper appreciation of the most familiar of Catholic rituals Of all things Catholic there is nothing that is so familiar as the Mass With its unchanging prayers the Mass fits Catholics like their favorite clothes Yet most Catholics sitting in the pews on Sundays fail to see the powerful s. Scott Hahn s book The Lamb s Supper is an excellent eschatological explanation of the Roman Catholic Mass In 2011 it served as background for a couple of classes I was then teaching In preparation for the implementation of the Third Edition of the Roman Missal our parish used A Biblical Walk Through the Mass Book Understanding What We Say and Do In The Liturgy to prepare and I read this book to gain a fuller appreciation of the Eucharist Hahn s work is based on the Mass as expression of Heavenly Liturgy as described in the Book of Revelation He begins by giving a short history of the celebration of the Lord s Supper followed by a brief synopsis In Part 2 he gives four primary schema for interpreting the characters in the concluding book of Scripture 1 historicist 2 idealist 3 preterist and 4 futurist which can be heldfollowed separately or taken together as the earliest Christians taught that the sacred text operates on at least four levels and all of those levels all at once teach God s one truth like a symphony p73However having taught the class and read any number of works on the Mass the Eucharist and worship what stands out is this paragraph from Part III Chapter 2 Worship is Warfare Yet the battle remains the battle What is our particular combat during Mass Maybe it s warding off contempt for the worshiper whose perfume is too strong or the man who sings the wrong lyrics off key Maybe it s holding back our judgment against the parishioner who s skipping out early Maybe it s turning the other way when we begin to wonder how low that neckline really goes Maybe it s fighting off smugness when we hear a homily riddled with grammatical errors Maybe it s smiling in an understanding way at the mom with the screaming baby Those are tough battles Maybe they re not as romantic as sabers clashing in a faraway desert or marching through tear gas to protest injustice But because they re so perfectly hidden so interior they reuire greater heroism No one but God and His angels will notice that you didn t mentally critiue Father s homily this week No one but God and His angels will notice that you withheld judgment against the family that was underdressed So you don t get a medal you win a battle instead Updated October 19 2014

  • Hardcover
  • 192
  • The Lamb's Supper The Mass as Heaven on Earth
  • Scott Hahn
  • English
  • 09 May 2017
  • 9780385496599

About the Author: Scott Hahn

Kimberly since 1979 He and Kimberly have six children and are expecting their twelfth grandchild An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher Dr Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith Hundreds of these talks have been produced on audio and videotapes by St Joseph Communications His talks have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics to reembrace the Catholic faithHe is currently a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville where he has taught since 1990 and is the founder and director of the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology In 2005 he was appointed as the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St Vincent Seminary in Latrobe PennsylvaniaDr Hahn is also the bestselling author of numerous books including



10 thoughts on “The Lamb's Supper The Mass as Heaven on Earth

  1. says:

    Scott Hahn’s book The Lamb’s Supper is an excellent eschatological explanation of the Roman Catholic Mass In 2011 it served as background

  2. says:

    One of the best religion books that I've read this year Told in a simple and direct prose Scott Hahn's main points here are that the last book of the Holy Bible The Book of Revelation is actually describing the Holy Mass by the Roman Catholics and that the Holy Mass is actually a taste of heaven here on earth The title comes from the fact that the Jesus' passion and crucifixion in the New Testament is actually foreshadowed by Abr

  3. says:

    An outstanding Catholic writer A must read for all Catholics

  4. says:

    This book was one of the essentials in my conversion to the Catholic Faith All of the sudden I knew what worship was to look

  5. says:

    A beautiful treatise on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

  6. says:

    Wow There's so much great information in this book and it's written in such an easy way I mean after reading some of the Pope Benedict XVI's books this I could get used to And strangely enough it is consoling It's not really relevant to the situation that I'm currently bothered by but when he explains the book of Revelation you get the distinct feeling that God has a plan that can't failThe latter part was a bit frustrating in tha

  7. says:

    Well I suppose I have a uniue perspective on this book I was raised Catholic Never missed a Sunday My childhood was filled with going to Mass At 20 years old I joined a Non Denominational church and went into the full time ministry no

  8. says:

    Reason for Reading I love Scott Hahn's writings and plan to read as much of his work as possible This is his most popular book so I

  9. says:

    I wanted to give this book 25 stars but can't and sadly don't think I can round up for itFirst and foremost I am not a Catholic That b

  10. says:

    This book definitely changed how I look at the Apocalypse I so greatly prefer that name to Revelation as well as giving me inspiration during Mass I'm glad I finally tracked it down or rather my dad did and lent it

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