Tag: 1 Corinthians

Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #43: Reading Paul with N.T. Wright

Host’s Note: Please forgive the uneven recording quality of this episode.  Nathan Gilmour was supposed to make a backup copy of the audio in case these sorts of things happened, but the backup disappeared. Introductions Shelah Woodruff, Carla Ewert, Nathan Gilmour Knowing Experiences with Paul’s teachings on women in the church N.T. Wright and the…

Temple of God: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 23 February 2014

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 23 February 2014 (7th Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A) Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18  • Psalm 119:33-40  • 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23  • Matthew 5:38-48 This will be another Sunday where I preach not only the verses listed but those in the gap as well.  I honestly don’t know what thought processes lie behind the omission of…

The Foolishness of God: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 2 February 2014

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 2 February 2014 (Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A) Micah 6:1-8  • Psalm 15  • 1 Corinthians 1:18-31  • Matthew 5:1-12 Language can certainly be a strange phenomenon sometimes.  In 2014 Paul’s unforgettable phrase “the weakness of God” is the title of a recent book of post-orthodox philosophical theology, and its companion phrase “the foolishness…

One Christ: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 26 January 2014

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 26 January 2014 (Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C) Isaiah 9:1-4  • Psalm 27:1, 4-9  • 1 Corinthians 1:10-18  • Matthew 4:12-23 I’ll go ahead and lead with a confession: I’m no better, sometimes, than the conveniently inconsistent stereotype.  I too call for church unity just as loudly as everyone else does, except where my…