"Great Catch of Fish," 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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Introduction to 2012-2013 Narrative Lectionary
by Rolf Jacobson
The narrative lectionary is a set of readings for Christian worship that moves through the overarching biblical story in a nine-month period.
Watch a video with Rolf Jacobson on Introducing the Narrative Lectionary.
The narrative lectionary respects the traditional Christian church year, with its principal festivals and seasons -- Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and Pentecost. It also respects the rhythms of the American school year, which influences the program lives of many congregations.
Watch a video with Kathryn Schifferdecker on Preaching the Old Testament as Narrative.
Watch a video with Craig Koester on Preaching the Gospel of Luke ...
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2020-21 Readings (Year 3)
2020-21 Worship Resources
The narrative lectionary is a four-year cycle of readings. Read more.
Narrative Lectionary 043: Introduction to 2012-2013
September 02, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Kathryn Schifferdecker, and Craig Koester for an overview of the narrative lectionary for 2012-2013.