Tag: YHWH

History, Prophecy, Mystery, Name: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 28 August 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 28 August 2011 (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, Year A) Exodus 3:1-15 and Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45b  • Jeremiah 15:15-21 and Psalm 26:1-8  • Romans 12:9-21  • Matthew 16:21-28 It’s not for no reason that preachers, theologians, and other readers of the Bible have been fascinated with the “I am” formula in Exodus 3. …

The Mighty and the Deprived: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 17 October 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 17 October 2010 (21st Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) Jeremiah 31:27-34 and Psalm 119:97-104 •  Genesis 32:22-31 and Psalm 121 •  2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 •  Luke 18:1-8 In the modern era, the name of God is more accessible than Jacob could have imagined.  I don’t mean all the people who…