Monthly Archives: April 2014

Easter 3A (4 May 2014)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: The response of the crowd 3 Second Reading: 1 Peter 1:17-23 4 Gospel: On the road to Emmaus 4.1 Searching for Emmaus 4.2 Eating and drinking with the Lord Jesus 4.3 Reflections 5 Jesus … Continue reading

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Snowstar 2014 Annual Conference

Over the last few days I have had the privilege and the pleasure of presenting several sessions at the 2014 annual conference of the Snowstar Institute of Religion, an independent Canadian organisation committed to open inquiry, critical thinking, historical realism, and humanitarian concern. … Continue reading

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Easter 2A (27 April 2014)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Easter in the lectionary 3 Peter’s Pentecost sermon in Acts 2 4 Second Reading: The First Letter of Peter 5 Gospel: Jesus and Thomas 6 Jesus Database 7 Liturgies and Prayers 7.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Acts … Continue reading

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Holy Week and Easter 2014

Introduction The traditions associated with Holy Week and Easter lie at the heart of the Christian faith dealing, as they do, with the character of Jesus, the circumstances of his death and the affirmation that not even death could prevent … Continue reading

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Lent 6A | Palm Sunday (13 April 2014)

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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