Raymond E. Brown is best known for his large The Birth of the Messiah and the two volumes on the death of Christ.
It is without a doubt the most helpful work for preparing Advent and Christmas homilies as well as Bible studies based on the Advent and Christmas seasons.
The subjects include the genealogy of the CHRIST, Jesus, as presented in Matthew, the three Annunciations as well as the Benedictus.
I would recommend this book to anyone. I had to buy this for a class, but ended up really liked it.Published 22 months ago by Dorothy McVay
A great work of scholarship for the layman by the most capable of modern exegetes. A book worth reading and studying.Published 23 months ago by Robert J. Early