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Burial or Cremation in Christian Funerary Rites

Recently I was asked for my opinion on the question of burial or cremation as the more appropriate process for Christians to dispose of the physical remains of our departed. The question came out of left field as I am not … 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 5A (6 April 2014)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Life beyond Death: Questions and Assumptions 3 An Inventory of Raised Persons? 4 Jesus and the raising of the dead 4.1 Sayings Gospel Q: Go tell John … 4.2 The Daughter of Jairus 4.3 The Widow’s … 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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