"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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Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
At least one part of this passage is straightforward, although disturbing: Jesus explains where evil comes from.
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Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
Moses will never enter the land of promise.
Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Commentary
by Wil Gafney
The Song of Songs is a celebration of erotic love,
Psalm 15 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
1LORD, who may dwell in your tabernacle? Who may abide upon your holy hill?
James 1:17-27 Commentary
by Sandra Hack Polaski
The book of James is something of an enigma in NT literature.
by David Lose
September 02, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
There are, it seems, at least two choices before us on this Sunday.
First, we can enter back into our pilgrimage through Mark. If so, enter with care, as ...
Brainwave 250- Lectionary Texts for September 2, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 14: Song of Solomon 2:8-13, Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9, Psalm 15 (1), James 1:17-27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23