An excerpt from a talk given by Dr. John Bergsma, biblical scholar and professor of theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville at the Supper of the Lamb: Mass as Heaven on Earth Conference held at Franciscan University of Steubenville in October, 2011. The excerpt comes from his presentation titled, “The Mass as Marriage Supper: Square Brides and Sheepish Grooms in Scripture.”