Jesus and the two disciples On the Road to Emmaus, by Duccio, 1308-1311, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Siena. The Road to Emmaus appearance is one of the early resurrection appearances of Jesus after his crucifixion and the the road to jerusalem pdf of the empty tomb. Wright considers the detailed narration of the Emmaus journey in Luke 24:13-35 as one of the best sketches of a biblical scene in the Gospel of Luke.
Though it may be said that its main subject is proving the Resurrection by the appearance of Jesus, this narrative seems not saying anything about proving the event. Moberly suggests that “the story is best understood as an exposition of the hermeneutical issue of discernment, focussing specifically on the question, ‘How does one discern the risen Christ? Used to perceive Christian spiritual growth, this narrative considered as a model for a Christians’ own journey to a deeper faith and as an instrument to help others do the same journey. Afterward Jesus appeared in a different form to two of them while they were walking in the country. Emmaus narrative, since there are some recognizable similarities between the two. There are many possible names for the disciple accompanying Cleopas according to a number of traditions. John Gillman, in a Festschrift to Jan Lambrecht, writes that “Luke’s failure to identify Cleophas’ companion by either name or gender may well be a strategy of inviting the reader to identify implicitly with that person, and thus to make the journey as Cleophas’ companion.
The two disciples were walking along the road, heading to Emmaus, deep in solemn and serious discussion, when Jesus met them. They could not recognize Jesus, and saw him as a stranger. They did not, in fact, have faith in him, yet they were talking about him. The Lord therefore appeared to them, but did not show them a face they could recognize. In this way the Lord enacted outwardly, before their physical eyes, what was going on in them inwardly, before the eyes of their hearts. Lord was outwardly present to them, and at the same time did not reveal his identity.
Jesus emphatically listened to them, who poured out their crises and doubts, and used scriptures so that they could better understand “suffering and glory”. From a pastoral perspective, John Mossi writes that meditating upon the “Emmaus Pilgrimage” may helps one when experiencing one’s own “dark nights”. During such course of action, according to Mossi, one should realizes that Jesus compassionately walks as a friend on one’s own journey, empathetically listens one’s sorrows and hesitations, and spends quality time accompanying one goes through the process of inner healing. As they approached the village to which they were going, Jesus acted as if he were going farther.
So he went in to stay with them. The two disciples showed their openness and caring to the unknown stranger, who is Jesus, by inviting him to stay with them, to join in meal and companionship. Jan Lambrecht argues that such attitudes made Jesus able to change them deeply: “By the offer of hospitality the Emmaus companions were able to transcend their self-concern, sadness, foolishness and slowness of heart, thus preparing them for the revelatory experience around the table where they were nourished. At first, Jesus appears to Cleopas and one other disciple, but “their eyes were holden” so that they could not recognize him. Luke 24:32 states that the two disciples’ hearts were “burning” during their conversation with Jesus along the way to Emmaus, especially when he explained the Scriptures. They sensed a must to share their happiness and the good news with another so that they were willing to go through a long walk back to Jerusalem.
Christ at Emmaus by Rembrandt, 1648, Louvre. Both the encounter on the road and the ensuing supper have been depicted in art, but the supper has received more attention. Christ wears a large floppy hat to help explain the initial lack of recognition by the disciples. Rembrandt’s 1648 depiction of the Supper builds on the etching that he did six years earlier, in which the disciple on the left had risen, hands clasped in prayer. In both depictions, the disciples are startled and in awe but not in fear. The servant is oblivious to the theophanic moment taking place during the supper.
In literary art, the Emmaus theme is treated as early as the 12th century by Durham poet Laurentius in a semidramatic Latin poem. The gospel was the prescribed reading for Easter Monday in Lutheran Leipzig at Bach’s time. Carl Jung regarded the road to Emmaus appearance as an instance of the mythological the common dream theme of the magical traveling companion. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Supper at Emmaus. The Catholic Comparative New Testament 2006, p.
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