Book of the Gospels #0814625729
The reverent act of processingThe Book of the Gospelsfrom gathering to altar and from altar to ambo is an important part of the liturgical celebration. As the most visible book to the assembly,The Book of the Gospelsis meant to convey the power of the Word of God to our communities.
Using traditional Roman design, ourThe Book of the Gospelsemphasizes the glory of the word through the use of beautiful gold- and silver-stamped liturgical art.
The cover art includes an enhanced version of the cross that introduces the Classic Edition Lectionary of which our Gospel book is a component. Each symbol on the cover has special meaning: The cross's four medallions represent the four evangelists; the symbols in the lower right and left corners represent the people of God; and those in the upper right and left corners represent the heavenly hosts. Its rich cover art and impressive size truly makes ourBook of the Gospelsa handsome work for emphasizing the dignity of the Word.
Special features of this edition:
- impressive 9 1/2 x 13 1/- inch size
- highly readable type with 14 point font
- gold- and silver-stamped front, back, and spine
- rich paper with, two-color printing and gilt-edged pages
- elegantly bound, hardcover