Tag: body

My Kind of Theologian: A Review of Earthen Vessels by Matthew Lee Anderson

Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to Our Faith by Matthew Lee Anderson 231 pp. $14.99.  Bethany House. The preface to Matthew Anderson’s book is subtitled, “In Which I Clear my Throat.”  How could I but love this book?  Oh, and in one of the concluding chapters, he takes an “emergent” Christian author to task…

Body of Death: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 3 July 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 3 July 2011 (Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year A) Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 and Psalm 45:10-17 or Song of Solomon 2:8-13 •Zechariah 9:9-12 and Psalm 145:8-14 •Romans 7:15-25a •Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 I’ll admit that I’m not sure what to do with some parts of the Bible.  I try always, when I teach Christians…