Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lectionary Reading Blog for 22 January: The Third Sunday of Epiphany

In the NRSV you do not really notice the uncertainty whether verse 1 belongs to this passage. In the Hebrew text this verse is Isaiah 8:23 and it is clear that a very different (poetry rather than prose) section starts … Read more

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Book of the Month: January 2017

Becoming Reverend: A Diary by Matt Woodcock There persists a certain curiosity about clergy with some fixed stereotypes about what kind of people we are or should be. The language, structure and culture of ‘Church’ remains persistently inaccessible and sometimes … Read more

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The Decalogue in the Reformation Liturgies, by David Wallingford

Early retirement from a career in finance and accountancy in the gas and rail industries enabled the late David Wallingford to fulfil a long-held ambition to return to academic study, which he did by completing his MA in Christian Liturgy at … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 15 January: The Second Sunday of Epiphany

The first question this text raises is: “who is the servant”? It could be Israel (v.3 and 41:8-9), but it is also clearly the prophet (v.5). This ambiguity between the corporate and the individual; between the community and the person … Read more

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