That book meme

January 30, 2008 | 4 comments

Darwin, Creative Minority Report, Literacy-Chic, and Shakespeare’s Cobbler (anyone else?) tagged me for this meme.

Book Meme Rules:

1. Pick up the nearest book (of at least 123 pages).
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people.

The nearest book is actually the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which is still sitting on my desk from my post about my conversion to Christianity as told through the books I read (though the version here is different than the one than shown in the post). So here are the three sentences after the fifth sentence on page 123:

Jesus accepted his rightful title of Messiah, though with some reserve because it was understood by some of his contemporaries in too human a sense, as essentially political.

Jesus accepted Peter’s profession of faith, which acknowledged him to be the Messiah, by announcing the imminent Passion of the Son of Man. He unveiled the authentic content of his messianic kingship both in the transcendent identity of the Son of Man “who came down from heaven”, and in his redemptive mission as the suffering Servant: “The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

I tag Cynical Christian (though for some reason I feel like he probably doesn’t do memes), Pipsylou (Finding Wonder in the Mundane), Red Neck Woman (Postscripts), Taylor Marshall (Canterbury Tales) and Ouiz (Chez Ouiz).


  1. Bob & Claire

    Jen, this doesn’t have anything to do with this post, but I wanted to say that I should have posted a comment before linking to your abortion post the other day! I am a “dedicated lurker” on your blog, LOL, and I’ve been faithfully reading it for probably about a year now, even since someone on a homeschool message board (the Well-Trained Mind one) linked to you. I can’t even remember what that discussion was about, but I have gotten a lot from your thoughtful posts over the past year. I just wanted to let you know that I didn’t link to you out of the clear blue sky, although it must have seemed that way! : )


  2. Shakespeare's Cobbler

    The last tagger was me, here. 8^)

    Great quote you got there!

  3. Ouiz

    I’m so excited! I got tagged! Thank you!

  4. DominiqueBurns30

    Some time before, I really needed to buy a house for my business but I didn’t earn enough money and could not purchase anything. Thank God my father adviced to take the personal loans from trustworthy bank. Thence, I did that and used to be satisfied with my small business loan.

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