In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, my dad couldn't sing national songs. The Nazis saw the church's Psalter, however, as innocuous. Little did they know.
Season after Pentecost | 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-12; (2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c; Psalm 111;) 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19
Years ago, I wrote a book on sin. To estimate its breadth and depth, I studied biblical and theological sources. But as much as the standard sources taught me, I was surprised to discover that I could also learn a lot about sin and grace by reading storytellers, biographers, poets and journalists.