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Year B Proper 18: the cynical God?

On Saturday night, I suggested that Jesus was sounding a bit cynical last week, you know, about the whole hypocrisy thing over the whole handwashing thing, and the whole dirty defiled human heart thing … This week, he could be … Continue reading

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Did Jesus get it wrong?

That’s the question that preachers often wrestle with when this story comes up. The story of the Syro-Phoenician woman, which should be called the story of the mother; because it is not for herself that this woman challenges and begs … Continue reading

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