How do we retool after we speak irreverently or caustically?
Season after Pentecost | 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Isaiah 50:4-9a (Psalm 116:1-9 or Wisdom of Solomon 7:26-8:1); James 3:1-12; Mark 8:27-38 | Semi-continuous first reading: Proverbs 1:20-33 (Psalm 19)
The Bible's images for God must be taken in an analogical sense. Yet the Bible exhibits no anxiety about using them.
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.
reviewed by S. Mark Heim March 10, 2015