B 137 – Pentecost 15 (Proper 18)

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B 137 - Pentecost 15 (Proper 18)
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Sean Winter joins the co- host chair for Pentecost 15 where we focus on the nature of wisdom literature in ┬áProverbs (Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23) and the way this tradition is developed christologically by the writer of James (James 2:1-10 (11-13), 14-17). Both readings deal with partiality and favouritism; cautioning the faithful against favouring those…

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Pentecost 136 – (Proper 14)

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Pentecost 136 - (Proper 14)
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Fran and Kylie explore the relationship between hearing and doing ‘the law of liberty’ in James 1:17-27, and reflect on the two emphases in the Jewish and Christian traditions of faith and works. We note that James may not be as anthropologically focused as it first appears. We re-engage with Mark’s gospel, where Jesus challenges…

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