Tag: Puritans

Sabbath Made for Humanity: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 22 August 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 22 August 2010 (13 th Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Psalm 71:1-6 • Isaiah 58:9b-14 and Psalm 103:1-8 • Hebrews 12:18-29 • Luke 13:10-17 When I first returned (or came, I never can quite decide) to Christianity as a teenager, I imagined the Pharisees as basically identical…