Posts from February 8, 2017

Posts from February 8, 2017

The Feast of Booths

The Feast of Booths (or Tabernacles) As we make our way through the Gospel of John, we approach chapter 7, where we’ll find our Lord in the context of a particular Jewish feast, the Feast of Tabernacles.  What is this feast?  What’s it all about? Well, it’s one of the 3 major festivals that Israelite males were expected to attend.  It comes at the time of the fruit harvest.  Grapes and olives would be in abundance.  Most of the festivals were…