Tag: justice

Do Justice and Love Kindness: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 30 January 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 30 January 2011 (Fourth Sunday of Epiphany, Year A) Micah 6:1-8 • Psalm 15 • 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 • Matthew 5:1-12 When I started in on this week’s readings I realized that I was largely duplicating a reflection that I’d written back in October on the nature of justice as…

They's Justice, and then they's Justice: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 31 October 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 31 October 2010 (23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 and Psalm 119:137-144 •Isaiah 1:10-18 and Psalm 32:1-7 •2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 •Luke 19:1-10 I have to admit that I always feel like I’m the unwelcome advocate when the phrase “social justice” comes up in Christian circles.  No matter who…