Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52; (Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15;) Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42
Martyrdom as Christian vocation
Are the rest of us so different from our brothers and sisters in Libya or in Charleston? Are they heroes with whom we can never identify?
The wrenching dislocations of World War II were often pitilessly ignored by the world. What story will be told of our time, and of us?
Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims
Robert Gregg traces five scriptural stories as they were later understood by commentators—Jewish, Christian, and Muslim.
Ecology and the eyes of faith
People do not float through life in the bubble that is their skin. We are grounded, dependent beings that live through the lives and deaths of others.
A closer look at Hagar
Hagar’s story has often been read as if it explains some inevitable animosity among the Abrahamic faiths. We should try reading it differently.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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