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Weeping, Lamentation, and Hope

At the end of his post on praying with the psalms in times of sorrow, Richard Beck articulates (one of the reasons) why I cry at church: Because, like I said above, I’ve seen how these psalms of praise are … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Romans

This is clearly a very carefully structured and intertextual letter. It reminded me a bit of a prose version of Isaiah: just the type of thing that is dangerous to quote bits of out of context, which is mostly how … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: Second Sunday of Easter

Have you noticed anything different about the first reading since the the start of the Easter season? The usual Sunday pattern is Old Testament, psalm, New Testament, Gospel. At least, that’s how I grew up thinking of it. Some years … Continue reading

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