lepers

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Some of our prayers are spoken aloud. We are not ashamed that our words are audible. However, mostly we do not think of ourselves as shouting to God.  The incident of the ten lepers is described in a Gospel passage full of shouting. The lepers have to shout to Jesus: Jesus, Master have pity on us.[i] He has to shout back to them: go and show yourselves to the priests.[ii] The one leper who expresses his gratitude does so at the top of his voice.[iii] This is indeed a shouting Gospel....