Tag: Jacob

Becoming Israel: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 20 October 2013

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 20 October 2013 (Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) Jeremiah 31:27-34 and Psalm 119:97-104  • Genesis 32:22-31 and Psalm 121  • 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5  • Luke 18:1-8 When a passage in the Bible leaves us in darkness, Augustine teaches us, we should reach towards a bit of the Bible that sheds more light, and the mysterious bit we would do…

Birthrights, Stew, and the Postmodern: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 10 July 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 10 July 2011 (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A) Genesis 25:19-34 and Psalm 119:105-112 •Isaiah 55:10-13 and Psalm 65:(1-8), 9-13 •Romans 8:1-11 •Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Okay, so I didn’t get the lectionary post online until Wednesday.  I had a busy weekend, alright? I’ll admit that this story from Genesis bothers…