Learning from Jesus, Our Life's Teacher: A Retreat With Matthew's Gospel

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Length: 5 hrs
Director of Jesuit Biblical Ministries, San Francisco, CA
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Learning from Jesus, Our Life's Teacher: A Retreat With Matthew's Gospel

Podcast-style audio course -
Length: 5 hrs
Director of Jesuit Biblical Ministries, San Francisco, CA
(1 customer review)
Includes Free Study Guide
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00

This 12-conference audio retreat neatly folds an astute reading of Matthew’s Gospel into a powerful spiritual experience. Combining prayerful reflection, outstanding biblical scholarship, and an engaging presentation style, your guide, Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D., expertly tailors this retreat with the first book of the New Testament to deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ.

Home to the famously complex Sermon on the Mount and the heartwarming story of the three Magi, the Gospel according to Matthew is fertile soil for interpretation. Biblical scholars tend to agree that, of the four, Matthew’s Gospel is the most outwardly concerned with portraying Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Testament—a fact that leads many to believe Matthew’s Gospel was written for a Jewish audience.

As you immerse yourself in the distinctive features of Matthew’s text, you will revitalize your faith through three methods of prayer:

  • reflective meditation,

  • imaginative contemplation, and

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    This 12-conference audio retreat neatly folds an astute reading of Matthew’s Gospel into a powerful spiritual experience. Combining prayerful reflection, outstanding biblical scholarship, and an engaging presentation style, your guide, Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D., expertly tailors this retreat with the first book of the New Testament to deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ.

    Home to the famously complex Sermon on the Mount and the heartwarming story of the three Magi, the Gospel according to Matthew is fertile soil for interpretation. Biblical scholars tend to agree that, of the four, Matthew’s Gospel is the most outwardly concerned with portraying Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Testament—a fact that leads many to believe Matthew’s Gospel was written for a Jewish audience.

    As you immerse yourself in the distinctive features of Matthew’s text, you will revitalize your faith through three methods of prayer:

    • reflective meditation,

    • imaginative contemplation, and

    • centering prayer.

    A Retreat with the Gospel of Matthew is one in a series of retreats on the Four Gospels by Fr. Just—a Learn25 customer-favorite and an exceptional retreat leader by all standards. Centered on the first book of the New Testament, A Retreat with the Gospel of Matthew provides a logical starting point for those of you interested in Fr. Just’s sibling retreats with the Gospels of Mark, Luke, and John.

    If you wish to grow closer to Jesus by spending some prayer time with scripture, you will cherish this series.

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Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D., is a leading scholar on Catholicism and the New Testament. After receiving his Ph.D. in New Testament studies from Yale University, he taught at Loyola Marymount University, the University of San Francisco, and Santa Clara University. He then served for many years as Director of Biblical Ministries and Executive Director of the Loyola Institute for Spirituality in Orange, CA, and as Dean of the Lay Ecclesial Ministry and Deacon Formation programs of the Diocese of Las Vegas. He regularly teaches courses for the Ecclesia program of Mount Saint Mary’s University and several Catholic Bible Institutes in California and Arizona. A member of the Jesuits West USA Province of the Society of Jesus, he currently serves as the Minister of the Loyola House Jesuit Community in San Francisco and as the Director of Jesuit Biblical Ministries. 
Fr. Just lectures widely on a variety of biblical and liturgical topics and often leads biblically based days of prayer, parish missions, retreats, and pilgrimages. A member of the editorial board for the revision of the New Testament of the New American Bible and an active member of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, he also maintains his own internationally recognized website, Catholic Resources.

  •  Beginning Our Retreat with Matthew’s Gospel
  •  Coming to Know Jesus Christ (Matthew 1-2)
  •  Jesus, the Beloved Son of God (Matthew 3-4)
  •  Jesus, the Great Teacher of God’s Law (Matthew 5)
  •  Jesus, the Teacher of Righteousness (Matthew 6-7)
  •  Preparing Disciples for Mission (Matthew 10)
  •  Parables of the Kingdom of Heaven (Matthew 13)
  •  The Community of Disciples (Matthew 18)
  •  The Final Judgment (Matthew 24-25)
  •  Entering the Passion of Jesus (Matthew 26)
  •  Trials, Crucifixion, Death and Burial (Matthew 27)
  •  The Resurrection of Jesus (Matthew 28)

 

1 review for Learning from Jesus, Our Life’s Teacher: A Retreat With Matthew’s Gospel

  1. Barb

    Loved it

    Having attended bible study for years at my home parish in Calgary Canada I loved the fact that you focused on the understanding and perspective of the Jewish people of the time. Too often we do not see the significance of the teachings because we are so far removed from the listeners of our Lord’s time.

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