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Herodias’ Revenge

“Revenge is a dish best served cold,” someone said; but it burns in your veins, beating you without remorse until the heat sears out sweet reason, with its cool, calm attempts at peace; its urgent rationale adds fuel to the … Continue reading

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Despicable dancing?

There is a theme of dance, loss, enmity, and faithfulness running from the Old Testament lesson to the gospel. I don’t know quite what to make of it, because it keeps twirling away every time I think I’ve caught the … Continue reading

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