Category Archives: church

A (Sort of) Book Review: Contesting Catholicity

Curtis W. Freeman, Contesting Catholicity: Theology for Other Baptists. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2014. As I’ve noted elsewhere, I sometimes find myself not fitting in comfortably among Baptists, but still very much rooted and unmoving from my people. I know … Continue reading

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Physician, Heal Yourself

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019. “Physician, Heal Yourself” (Luke 4:21-30)   Sources: John T. Carroll. Luke (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2012. John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002. Joseph Fitzmyer. The Gospel of Luke I-IX (AB). New … Continue reading

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Sinners & Saints: Cornelius and Peter

Sunday, November 4th, 2018.   Sources: James D.G. Dunn. The Acts of the Apostles. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. Joseph A. Fitzmyer. The Acts of the Apostles (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1998. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Acts of the Apostles (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1992. Ben … Continue reading

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Sinners and Saints: Deborah and Barak

Sunday, September 30th, 2018.   Sources: Susan Niditch. Judges: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2008. Tammi Schneider. Judges (Berit Olam). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000. Barry G. Webb. The Book of Judges (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. K. Lawson Younger Jr. Judges/Ruth (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

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Sinners & Saints: The Prophet Jeremiah

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018.   Sources: Dianne Bergant. Lamentations (AOTC). Nashville: Abingdon, 2003. Walter Brueggemann. A Commentary on Jeremiah: Exile and Homecoming. Grand Rapids: Eerdman, 1998. Peter C. Craigie, Page H. Kelley, & Joel F. Drinkard, Jr. Jeremiah 1-25 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: The Church

Sunday, July 22, 2018   Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Stanley … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: The Trinity

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 (Trinity Sunday)   Sources: Brendan Byrne, S.J. Romans (Sacra Pagina). Collegville: Liturgical Press, 1996. Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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