Tag: Satan

Enemies of the Son: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 4 March 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 4 March 2012 (Second Sunday of Lent, Year B) Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16  •  Psalm 22:23-31  •  Romans 4:13-25  •  Mark 8:31-38 or Mark 9:2-9 When plain speech follows chapters of parabolic teaching, a reader knows to pay attention.  This week’s gospel reading starts with the phrase “and he began to teach,” something that Jesus certainly does in the…

Thirty Days Goes to Church: A Review of The Devil Wears Nada

The Devil Wears Nada: Satan Exposed! by Tripp York 164 pp.  Cascade Books, $19.00   I’ve said and written this before, and I still believe it’s true: if you want to find out what’s really important to your neighbor, ask that neighbor about Hell.  I suppose the corollary of that truth is thus: a book…