Monthly Archives: March 2013

Study Leave — Week Four

It is hard to believe, but already I have been in Israel four weeks. That time has certainly gone by very quickly. I guess one of the indicators that this has indeed been the case is my growing familiarity with … Continue reading

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Easter Day (31 March 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionaries 2 Introduction 3 Jesus Database 4 Jesus Seminar Voting Data 5 The Once and Future Bible: Easter essay 6 Sermons and Liturgies for Easter Lectionaries At the Vigil First Reading A selection from the following list … … Continue reading

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Study Leave — Week Three

Tiberias, Israel Friday, 22 March 2013 It is now three weeks since I arrived in Israel for my sabbatical, and the place is abuzz with preparations for Passover and—for the Western Christians in Jerusalem—Holy Week. For the local Christians, Easter … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday (24 March 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionaries 2 Introduction 3 Perspectives 3.1 The Greek hero myth 3.2 The Innocent Victim 3.3 Biblical Interpretation 3.4 The Letters of Paul 3.5 Elizabeth A. Johnson 4 Liturgies and Prayers 4.1 Music Suggestions Lectionaries Liturgy of the Palms … Continue reading

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Study Leave — Week Two

After the excitement of the first week—with my arrival in Israel, settling into the house and the first trip to Jerusalem to work in the coin department at IAA—this has been a much quieter week. My first excursion at the … Continue reading

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Lent 5C (17 March 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Remember not the former things 3 Second Reading: Paul’s personal quest 4 Gospel: A woman anoints Jesus with Oil 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Isaiah 43:16-21 and Psalm … Continue reading

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Study Leave – Week One

Having been in Israel now for just over a week it may be good to reflect on the first week or so of my study leave. For those family and friends not following the posts to my Facebook account, this … Continue reading

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Lent 4C (10 March 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 A Man had Two Sons 3 Jesus Database 4 Liturgies and Prayers 4.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Joshua 5:9-12 & Psalm 32 2Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3,11b-32   A Man had Two Sons While the parable of the … Continue reading

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