"Peaceable Kingdom," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
Three things right off the bat:
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Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 Commentary
by Sara Koenig
Psalm 119:97 proclaims: "Oh, how I love your law!"
Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
"What in the world is this doing in the Bible?"
Psalm 15 Commentary
by James K. Mead
The opening verse of Psalm 15, asking who can be admitted to worship at the tabernacle/temple, makes for a daunting introduction to this "entrance liturgy" psalm.1
James 1:17-27 Commentary
by Craig R. Koester
This Sunday is the beginning of a series of readings from the book of James.
Preaching Amid Controversy: Pastoral and Homiletical Counsel
by David Lose
August 30, 2009
Dear Working Preacher,
What you do matters -- a lot! Weaving together the biblical story and the story of our lives and world so that the good news of God in Christ is proclaimed ...
Brainwave 073: Lectionary Texts for 30 August 2009
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 30 August 2009.