Tag: Elijah

On Burying Fathers: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 28 June 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 28 June 2010 (Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 and Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 • 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 and Psalm 16 • Galatians 5:1, 13-25 • Luke 9:51-62 Once again this week, the lectionary demonstrated to me that, even having taught the Bible for fifteen years,…

No Better than My Ancestors: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 20 June 2010

Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Revised Common Lectionary Page for 20 June 2010 (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a and Psalm 42 and 43 • Isaiah 65:1-9 and Psalm 22:19-28 • Galatians 3:23-29 • Luke 8:26-39 One could certainly blame Paul for modern Christians’ romanticized take on Abraham.  For that matter, Paul…