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Jackals and Owls and the Poor: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 21 March 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 21 March 2010 (Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C) Isaiah 43:16-21 •  Psalm 126 •  Philippians 3:4b-14 •  John 12:1-8 What do jackals and owls and dragons and ostriches have in common?  They’re all translators’ attempts to translate some of the animal names in this week’s Isaiah reading.  The problem that translators run into…