Tag: Saul

Damascus Road: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 14 April 2013

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 14 April 2013 (3rd Week of Easter, Year C) Acts 9:1-6, (7-20)  •  Psalm 30  • Revelation 5:11-14  • John 21:1-19 I suppose I could blame my own blindness with regards to Acts 9 on years of Sunday school lessons and sermons, on individualistic conversion stories modeled on Paul’s and my own tendency to neglect the…

Struggling with God: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 15 July 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 15 July 2012 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 and Psalm 24  •  Amos 7:7-15 and Psalm 85:8-13  •  Ephesians 1:3-14  • Mark 6:14-29 This week’s Old Testament reading is one of those passages that brings with it all sorts of temptations for a reader: one could easily dismiss the death of Uzzah as “primitive religion,” the sort of thing…