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Bathsheba goes to General Convention

Jesus was descended from a line of kings, from David. There’s no avoiding it. We hear him called the son of David, we know that he is of the house of David, and if we look back at the genealogies in Matthew and in Luke, whether they name him through the line of Solomon or of Nathan, David’s sons, they both seem to agree that when Jesus’ line descended from David, his foremother was Bathsheba. Continue reading

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Spoken and unspoken

I tell you this one, so that we can laugh, and turn our backs for another century or so on the graveyards full of other, rotten bodies. Continue reading

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Rendering repentance

we have been charged first to love God, with all of our heart, and mind, and strength, and soul; and then to love our neighbours as ourselves. These are the faces that should open us up, unlock our compassion and our humanity. Continue reading

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Day 178: the end of Esther

Originally posted on Epiphany's Bible Challenge:
Esther 9-10, Psalm 145, II Corinthians 4 On Friday, I wrote about the dangerous sexism embedded into the very foundations of the story of Esther. I was shocked, saddened and ashamed to read…

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