Season after Pentecost | All Saints Day (Year B)
Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9 or Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44
I know what Jesus is doing in this story; I have three small children. He's dawdling.
I want the kingdom of God to be civilized. If possible I'd like to be able to keep sleeping in my own bed.
These days, we need a strong current of theological explication of Christian eschatology. Richard Middleton has stepped forward—and his book doesn't even mention zombies.
reviewed by James C. Howell April 19, 2015