Tag: Zechariah

A Guide into Peace: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 9 December 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 9 December 2012 (Second Sunday of Advent, Year C) Baruch 5:1-9 or Malachi 3:1-4  • Luke 1:68-79  • Philippians 1:3-11  • Luke 3:1-6 Perhaps it’s because I’ve been re-reading Walter Brueggemann’s big Theology of the Old Testament, but I notice as I read the song of Zechariah just how Exodus-shaped it really is.  Israel has enemies, and the song…