A preacher’s guide to the lectionary with Fran Barber and Robyn Whitaker

Robyn Whitaker

A weekly podcast where a Minister and a Biblical scholar discuss the lectionary readings to equip preachers to proclaim the Word.

A148 – Pentecost 17 (Exod 20:1-20; Matt 21:33-46)

A148 – Pentecost 17 (Exod 20:1-20; Matt 21:33-46)

 
 
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Megan Turton, a specialist on law in the Hebrew Bible, joins us to talk about the Decalogue and legal narrative in Exodus. Holiness, identity, and mutual covenant are key themes to explore. In the gospel reading, conflict continues between Jesus and the other Jewish leaders. We discuss the parable of the vineyard in Matthew 21 and the challenge of preaching such passages without repeating the anti-jewish sentiments of the text. Willie James Jennings, The Christian Imagination https://www.amazon.com.au/Christian-Imagination-Theology-Origins-Race/dp/0300171366 The lecture Fran mentioned by Jennings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5ZGwuwcHV0
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