B 148 – Pentecost 26 (Proper 29) Reign of Christ

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B 148 - Pentecost 26 (Proper 29) Reign of Christ
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Carolyn and Fran take a more thematic approach to this week’s readings (Revelation 1:4b-8 and John 18:33-37) on the occasion of Reign of Christ Sunday, and explore the subversive intent behind the church’s establishment of the celebration. We note the enigmatic character of the book of Revelation, but highlight the very worldly and promisory message…

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B 133 – Pentecost 11 (Proper 14)

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Dorothy Lee joins Kylie and Fran to explore major themes in John 6, focusing on the gospel reading for the day (John 6:35,41-51), but taking in passages throughout the five weeks of John in the lectionary. We touch on the broader structure of this section of John’s gospel, and the relationship of John 6 to…

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B 132 – Pentecost 10 (Proper 13)

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Martin Wright joins Fran and Kylie to unpack the Letter to the Ephesians, focusing on Ephesians 4: 1-16. Martin talks about the issue of authorship, and the distinct way in which the Body of Christ imagery is used in Ephesians compared to other parts of the Pauline Corpus. We highlight the cosmic dimension of God’s…

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