My review of Paul Borgman and Kelly James Clark’s book “Written to be Heard”, on how we miss one of the most important dimensions of the Gospels when we only read our Bibles.Continue reading ““Written to be Heard””
Reflections on the Lectionary readings for the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany. Where do you put your faith? What causes us as humans to prosper?Continue reading “Sixth Sunday after Epiphany”
Jesus tells the parable of the servants and the minas for two reasons. First, the Jews expected the kingdom of God to appear immediately. Secondly, because he was nearing Jerusalem. What do either of these things have to do with his approach to Jerusalem? That this is how Luke transitions from the story of Zacchaeus to the parable signals that the parable cannot be read on its own, but is part of a larger literary chunk of the gospel.
How did the early Christians start to identify the Bread of the Eucharist with the Body of Christ? The answer, of course, lies in Leviticus.
Judah captures Hebron, a city of refuge, from the hands of giants.