La Mangeoire: a shepherds’ story (Lk 2:1-20)

As the Christmas festivities draw to a close, we offer you a beautiful reflection by Roland Meynet on the Christmas Gospel of Lk 2:1-20, the enigma of the manger!

The reflection, in French, is taken from a special broadcast for Radio Galilée (Quebec).

This can also be read in the author’s article, published on our site, in the database Studia Rhetorica Biblica et Semitica (numbers 9 and 10, in French and Italian): a way of appreciating the fruits of rhetorical analysis even at Christmas time!

8th International Conference

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Ruth, RBSem 36

R. Meynet, Ruth, RBSem 36, Peeters, Leuven 2022 (175 p.) With its four chapters, the book of Ruth is one of the shortest in the Bible. It is also one of the most loved and commented. It tells the...