Reflections on the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

Lectionary-related content sorted by week

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Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.

Reflections for

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Job 38:1-7, (34-41); Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; (Isaiah 53:4-12; Psalm 91:9-16;) Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45

Oct 18, 2015

Post-traumatic texts

David Carr rereads the familiar materials of the Bible in conversation with trauma theory. This opens the way for a fresh and suggestive interpretation.


The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, by Michael J. Gorman

For there to be a heresy about the cross, there would have to be an orthodoxy about it. Michael Gorman argues that contentions over how Jesus saves lead to an inadequate grasp of what the Passion means and does.