Tag Archives: James 1:17-27

Year B Proper 17: commandments vs amendments

It all starts out so well: “This will show your wisdom and discernment to the peoples, who, when they hear all these statutes will say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and discerning people!’” pronounces Moses, so full of … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 17: Pure and undefiled religion

A homily for the Saturday September 1st Holy Eucharist at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria, Ohio. Some of the opening phrases are developed from the previous post (https://rosalindhughes.com/2012/08/30/year-b-proper-17-preaching-the-song-of-songs/) Perhaps the most bewildering question about the Song of Solomon, or the … Continue reading

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