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1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a; Psalm 42 and 43; (Isaiah 65:1-9; Psalm 22:19-28;) Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39
A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine
American Protestant Responses to Mental Illness
I relate to physical sickness more easily than mental illness. So does our culture.
Psalm 22:19–28; Luke 8:26–39
Many people are bound. Some don’t even know it. The difference between being free and being bound is at the center of our Gospel text this week.
Uneasy holiness in the Sinai desert
People assume that silence and peace can be simply harnessed together, silence as Xanax for the soul. But that's not how deserts work.
Living in holy space
Sacramentality is the breath of Christian life—life that springs from the sacraments and life that yearns to return to them.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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