Archives for January 2012

Epiphany 4: Lectionary Reflections

By John C. Holbert Lectionary Reflections on Deuteronomy 18: 15-20 Epiphany 4: Sunday, January 29, 2012 Many Bible passages are quite fascinating in multiple ways, but today’s Hebrew Bible pericope is especially interesting for several reasons, reasons that I hope will become apparent in this article. And it is peculiar at first blush just what [Read More…]

The Secrets We Keep: Reflections on Mark 1:29-39

If we are living faithful lives, seeking to serve others and love them as Christ loved us, it’s no secret to anyone. [Read more…]

Making Meaning

(This “musing” appears in The Interfaith Observer online magazine this month.) My wife and I drive out of the city.  On the way, we share stories with each other. We laugh about how complicated and intertwined the tales of our lives have become with each other, and with and among the people we know. We [Read More…]