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The Third Sunday of Easter

Luke 24.36b-48

Gaze on the reverence with which the scrolls of the Torah are handled in a Jewish synagogue. They are given pride of place, all eyes turned towards them as the doors of the Ark open and there they are, clothed in fine cloth with tinkling bells. See how during the service they are paraded through the congregation, and kissed with devotion in the way some devout Christians kiss the cross. Gaze at the reader gently unwinding the scrolls and touching the words, only with a pointer, for they are forbidden to dirty the page...

Taken from Gazing on the Gospels Year B by Judith Dimond

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