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13 Pentecost, Proper 18 (A) – 2014

September 7, 2014 Exodus 12:1-14 and Psalm 149 (or Ezekiel 33:7-11 and Psalm 119:33-40); Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20 Church conflict is nothing new. Sometimes people think there should be no conflict in church, as though by virtue of being Christians we can and should cover over all disagreements with niceness. Jesus in his teaching in our gospel lesson today seems to proceed on the baseline assumption that conflict in Christian … [Read More...]

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Bulletin Insert: 13 Pentecost (A)

[Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] September 7, 2014 On September 8, the Episcopal Church celebrates the Feast of Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), a Danish theologian, who is generally considered to be the first existentialist. Born in Copenhagen, in a devout Lutheran family, Kierkegaard grew up studying Latin, history … [Read More...]

Book Review

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More than a martyr

Does Charles Marsh’s “Strange Glory” (Knopf, 2014) add anything new to the conversation about Dietrich Bonhoeffer? Bonhoeffer’s life and work is colored by legend. He is larger than life; widely held to be a hero and martyr for his steadfast resistance to the Nazis in Germany and his death in a concentration camp in 1945. Many revere his … [Read More...]

Episcopal Bookshelf

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‘A Walk Through the Churchyard’

In “A Walk Through the Churchyard: Toward a Spirituality of Christian Death” (CreateSpace, 2012), Rob Gieselmann, an Episcopal priest, leads readers to a deeper understanding of death from a Christian perspective. Through his roles as student chaplain, rector, son and grieving husband, Gieselmann recounts and explores stories of the last moments of life. Drawing from scripture and the Book […]



15 Pentecost, Proper 20 (A) – 2014

September 21, 2014 Exodus 16:2-15 and Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 (or … [Read More...]


14 Pentecost, Proper 19 (A) – 2014

September 14, 2014 Exodus 14:19-31 and Psalm 114 or Exodus … [Read More...]


13 Pentecost, Proper 18 (A) – 2014

September 7, 2014 Exodus 12:1-14 and Psalm 149 (or Ezekiel … [Read More...]

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12 Pentecost, Proper 17 (A) – 2014

August 31, 2014 Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45c; … [Read More...]

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Bible Study

Bible Study: 14 Pentecost, Proper 19 (A)

September 14, 2014 Steven Balke, Virginia Theological Seminary “Then his lord summoned him and said to him, ‘You … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 13 Pentecost, Proper 18 (A)

September 7, 2014 David W. Peters, Seminary of the Southwest “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 12 Pentecost, Proper 17 (A)

August 31, 2014 Brian Pinter, General Theological Seminary “But he turned and said to Peter, ‘Get behind me, … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 11 Pentecost, Proper 16 (A)

August 24, 2014 Lea Colvill, School of Theology at Sewanee “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and … [Read More...]

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