This Sunday’s texts from Daniel and Mark (and, perhaps, Hebrews) are quite apocalyptic in their outlook. This may lead most preachers to focus their attentions elsewhere—though post-election, many U.S. partisans may be feeling fairly apocalyptic themselves.
Season after Pentecost | 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
1 Samuel 1:4-20; 1 Samuel 2:1-10; (Daniel 12:1-3; Psalm 16;) Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25; Mark 13:1-8
by Stephen FowlNovember 6, 2012
There they all stood, gaping at the blinding wonder of the temple wall and thinking about how magnificent it was. That is, until Jesus stunned the group by blurting out, "Not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down."