New today: Protestants and Jews after Nostra Aetate, Lectionary column for All Saints Day, how to pray lectio divina with kids
New today from the Century
A living question mark, by Clare Amos. Nostra Aetate was the shortest Vatican II document but among the most influential. Whatever its limits, it was a watershed in Christian-Jewish relations.
Lectionary column for November 1, All Saints Day, by Carol Howard Merritt. I realized I had not forgiven my father when I read John 11 and heard Jesus thundering, “Unbind him and let him go!” My resentments had bound me to my father, even in his death.
Episode 6 of Preachers on Preaching, a podcast with Matt Fitzgerald. Matt talks with Donna Schaper of Judson Memorial Church about her childhood in the LCMS, the unique challenges of preaching in New York, and instances when a pastoral care matter makes it straight into a sermon.
How to pray lectio divina with kids, by Laura Kelly Fanucci. Here’s the thing about 90 percent of traditional spiritual practices. They require uninterrupted time, space, and quiet. With three young kids, I have to improvise.
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