Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42
Pope Francis’s response to the killing of a French priest puzzled some. But it pointed to the true nature of Christian witness.
Restructuring the Grammar of Christology
Psychological Motives and Biblical Patterns
A review of Ingolf U. Dalferth and Stephen Finlan
Much of what Christianity has long been saying about the cross of Christ is problematic. So what is to be done about it?
The cross is anything but a success story. Failure and disappointment are at the heart of Christianity.
It's 2016 and the problem of evil is still unsolved. It's found a megaphone in Stephen Fry, who offers more rhetorical power than originality.
Why is the Jesus on that crucifix so small?
The cross overshadows him, dwarfs him. This is what I think about in my Aquinas class.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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