Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 111; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28
When I was assigned to fourth-grade safety patrol, I relished this first whiff of raw power. Of course, I had no authority whatsoever.
Paul, Participation, and Mission
A review of Michael J. Gorman
Theosis is mission’s starting point. Believers are called to “become” the gospel through participation in the divine life.
A challenge for congregations
The geophysicist's talk had none of the triumphalism of efforts to prove God exists. It was the testimony of experience—and it was unequivocal doxology.
In the wake of Michael Brown's shooting by Darren Wilson and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Lauryn Hill posted a song called "Black Rage."
Idolatry seems like such an easy thing to avoid. No wooden statues on the mantel, no lockets with Zeus pictured within. But it’s never that easy, is it?
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
The Century's work relies primarily on subscriptions and donations. Thank you for supporting nonprofit journalism.
Support us by buying books: