"Descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost," detail of mosaic by Anna Wyner at Our Lady of Walsingham. Image by Lawrence OP via Flickr licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.
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Day of Pentecost
John 20:19-23 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
Liturgical observances of Pentecost are informed almost entirely by the familiar story in Acts 2, with images of fire, prayers offered in multiple languages, and attention to the church's prophetic ...
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Acts 2:1-21 Commentary
by Debra J. Mumford
On the day of Pentecost, a small crowd gathered in a room on the highest floor of a house in Jerusalem to wait for the manifestation of the promise Jesus made before his ascension.
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Commentary
by Jason Byassee
It is no new observation to say that the lectionary cherry-picks. If verses are left out of a chapter, the first thing you should do is go examine them.
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 Commentary
by Brian Peterson
What does it look like to be people of Pentecost, to be those claimed by the Spirit?1
A Pentecost to Wait and Hope, Pray and Trust
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
May 31, 2020
The last time I wrote for this column was the week before March 15, an age ago.
I don’t know about you, but that was the week in which the world seemed to turn on a dime ...
Brainwave 727: Day of Pentecost
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner for a conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for May 31, 2020 (Pentecost A). Recorded via Zoom on April 24, 2020, for Working Preacher. Watch the video version at https://youtu.be/0hNAQGsbgOM