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Article Index
The ‘Our Father’ of My Childhood
The Contexts of the Story
The Historical Context of the Our Father
My Historical Context
Blending Contexts in an On-going History
Companions on the Way
The Word ‘Debt/Indebted’ in the Our Father
Main Focus on Luke 11:4
Usual Interpretation of ‘Sin’ and ‘Debt’
Larger Than Sin
Indebtedness in Jesus’ Historical Setting
Where has the Jubilee Year Gone?
Rabbi Hillel’s Prosbul
The Significance of the Word ‘Debt’
The Jubilee Year in the Lk 4:16-30
More Than Sin-Orientation: The Kingdom of God
Breaking Fixed or Petrified Perspectives
Re-reading Lk 11:4 Through Jesus’ Eyes
Re-reading Lk 11:4 Through the Eyes of an Awakened, Poor Jew
Re-reading Lk 11:4 in the Larger Context of Luke’s Gospel
Lk 18: 18-27: a Commentary on Luke’s ‘Our Father’.
Social Justice in the Larger Context of Luke-Acts
Re-reading Lk 11:4 in the Context of Acts 2 and 4
Re-reading Luke 11:4 in My Context
The Need for an Alternative Spirituality
Before We Part Ways: Time to Recharge and Refresh
As We Part
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A. Books:

Abesamis, Carlos H. A Third Look at Jesus. Quezon City; Claretian Publications. 2002.

_________________. Backpack of a Jesus-Seeker. Vol. 1. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. 2004.

_________________. Backpack of a Jesus-Seeker. Vol. 2. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. 2005.

_________________. Backpack of a Jesus-Seeker. Vol. 3. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. 2006.

_________________. Exploring the Core of Biblical Faith: A Biblico-Catechetical Primer. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. _____.

Anderson, Bernhard W. Understanding the Old Testament. 4th Ed. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1986.

Bonino, Jose’ Miguez. Doing Theology in a Revolutionary Situation. Philadelphia: Fortress Press. 1975.

Borg, Marcus J. Conflict, Holiness and Politics in the Teachings of Jesus. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1984.

Borg, Marcus and John Dominic Crossan. The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’s Final Days in Jerusalem. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. 2006.

Brown, Raymond, S.S. An Introduction to the New Testament. New York: Doubleday Dell Publishing Group. 1997.

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines. New Catechetical Directory for the Philippines. Episcopal Commission for Catechesis and Catholic Education. 2007.

Ceresko, Anthony R., O.S.F.S. Introduction to the Old Testament: A Liberation Perspective. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. 2001.

__________________. Prophets and Proverbs: More Studies in Old Testament Poetry and Biblical Religion. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. 2002.

Co, Maria Anicia, RVM. “Reading the Isaiah Quotation in Luke 4: 18-19 Intertextually” Announcing A Year of Favor of the Lord. Manila: Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines. 2000.

Crossan, John Dominic. A Long Way from Tipperary. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. 2000.

Fiorenza, Elizabeth Schussler. “The Practice of Biblical Interpretation: Luke 10: 38-42.” The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics. Ed. Norman Gottwald and Richard Horsley. Maryknoll, Orbis Books. 1993.

Freyne, Sean. The World of the New Testament. Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1980.

Gadamer, Hans-Georg. Truth and Method, J. Weinsheimer and D.G. Marshall, trans., London. 1989.

Gottwald, Norman. “Sociological Method in the Study of Ancient Israel” The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics. Ed. Norman Gottwald and Richard Horsley. Maryknoll, Orbis Books. 1993.

Hendrickx, Herman. A Key to the Gospel of Luke. Quezon City: Claretian Publications. 1992.

_________________. From One Jesus to Four Gospels. Rev. Ed. Quezon City: Claretian Publications, 1999.

Horsley, Richard A. Hearing the Whole Story: The Politics of Plot in Mark’s Gospel. London: Westminster John Knox Press. 2001.

Horsley, Richard A. and John S. Hansen. Bandits, Prophets and Messiahs: Popular Movement in the Time of Jesus. San Francisco: Harper and Row Publishers. 1988.

Horsley, Richard A. and Neil Asher Silberman. The Message and the Kingdom: How Jesus and Paul Ignited a Revolution and Transformed the Ancient World. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. 2002.

Kudasiewicks, Joseph. The Synoptic Gospels Today. Makati: St. Pauls, 1997.

Martin, Raymond. The Elusive Messiah: A Philosophical Overview of the Quest for the Historical Jesus. Colorado: Westview Press, 2000.

Meier, John P. A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus : Mentor, Message and Miracles. Vol. II. New York: Doubleday Dell Publishing Group. 1994.

Miller, John W. Meet the Prophets. New York: Paulist Press. 1987.

Myers, Ched. Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus. Maryknoll: Orbis Books. 1988.

Pabillo, Broderick S. The Bible: 100% Divine, 100% Human. Makati: Salesiana Publishers, Inc. 1994.

Reiser, Marius. Jesus and Judgment: The Eschatological Proclamation in Its Jewish Context. Trans. Linda M. Maloney. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. 1997.

Ringgren, Helmer. The Faith of Qumran: Theology of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Trans. Emilie T. Sander. New York: The Crossroad Publishing Co. 1995.

Russel, D.S. Between the Testaments. London: SCM Press Ltd. .

Segundo, Juan Luis. “Faith and Ideologies in Biblical Revelation.” The Bible and Liberation: Political and Social Hermeneutics. Ed. Norman Gottwald and Richard Horsley. Maryknoll, Orbis Books. 1993.

Sugirtharajah, R.S. Asian Biblical Hermeneutics and Postcolonialism: Contesting the Interpretations. New York: Orbis, 1998.

Wright, N.T. The Challenge of Jesus. London: Holy Trinity Church, 2000.

B. Journals/Pamphlets:

Abesamis, Carlos H. “What is Inside the Wooden Bowl? Ano Po and Laman ng Mangkok?: How (Not) to Move Towards A Contextual Theology” Manila: Socio-Pastoral Institute (1997).

Cosalan, Andres. “From Poverty to Koinonia: A Study in Luke and Acts” Know. Vol. V, No. 2, Sept-Oct (1996).

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines. “The Eucharist: Light and Life of the Filipino.” Alay Kapwa Facilitator’s Guide. (2005).

__________________. “Integridad: Hamon sa Simbahan at sa Sambayanang Pilipino.” Alay Kapwa Facilitator’s Guide. (2007).

Pontifical Biblical Commission. “The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church.” Origins 23/29 (1994).

C. Internet/Program References:

Edersheim, A. 2003. The Temple, Its Ministry and Services as They Were at the Time of Jesus Christ. Logos Research Systems, Inc.: Bellingham, WA.

Kittel, G., Friedrich, G., & Bromiley, G. W. 1995, c1985. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. (electronic ed.) W.B. Eerdmans: Grand Rapids, Mich.


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