Monthly Archives: January 2013

Epiphany 4C (3 February 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction 3 Ancient Nazareth 4 Nazareth in the New Testament 4.1 Infancy and Childhood 4.2 Jesus in Judea with John the Baptist 4.3 Galilee Ministry 4.4 Last days in Jerusalem 4.5 In the post-Easter traditions of … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3C (27 January 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction 3 Jesus first day at work 4 Jesus according to Luke 5 Liturgies and Prayers 5.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 and Psalm 19 1Corinthians 12:12-31a Luke 4:14-21   Introduction This week sees … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2C (20 January 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction 3 Jesus in the Epiphany Cycle, Year C 4 Miraculous wine at a wedding in Cana 5 Metaphor and Truth 6 Jesus Database 7 Liturgies and Prayers 7.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Isaiah 62:1-5 & Psalm … Continue reading

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An (un)Common Book of Hours

Peter Watkins has edited a set of reflections based around the weekday and Sunday readings from the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). An (un)Common Book of Hours is available only as a digital text (eBook) and can be purchased online at … Continue reading

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The Baptism of the Lord (13 January 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction 3 The baptism of Jesus in early Christian tradition 4 Commentary 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Isaiah 43:1-7 and Psalm 29 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22   Introduction In … Continue reading

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Re-dating the Galilean synagogues

Interesting to see Jodi Magness is now arguing that the Galilean type synagogue was not developed until a couple of hundreds year later than most scholars had previously proposed: see the Biblical Archaeology Review story Christian and Jewish scholars tend … Continue reading

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