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Article Archive for September 2012

It Would Be Easier to Be a Gnostic
September 26, 2012 – 9:00 am | 11 Comments
It Would Be Easier to Be a Gnostic

Thinking about death, and what we believe about life.

Proper 22 • Genesis 2:18–25 • October 7, 2012
September 25, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Michael J. Redeker
There are many things that are basic in life. The basics are needed for a person to build on. Learning the ABCs is basic for education. Learning to boil water is a …

And Now for Something Completely Different
September 24, 2012 – 9:29 am | 2 Comments
And Now for Something Completely Different

The Sem Chapel Mix

The “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife”: Now What?
September 22, 2012 – 10:14 am | 3 Comments
The “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife”: Now What?

Putting together the pieces of a puzzle

What if Jesus had a wife?
September 21, 2012 – 3:40 pm | No Comment
What if Jesus had a wife?

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What if Jesus had a wife?

An Ancient Manuscript and Jesus’ Wife?
September 18, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 23 Comments
An Ancient Manuscript and Jesus’ Wife?

Just read the article yourself!

Proper 21• Numbers 11:4–6, 10–16, 24–29 • September 30, 2012
September 18, 2012 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By David Schmitt
This narrative selection from Israel’s wilderness wanderings captures a gracious transformation. The story begins in poverty, but ends in abundance. It begins in memory, but ends in hope. It begins in physical need, …

A People Called to Love: Christian Charity in North American Society
September 17, 2012 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
A People Called to Love: Christian Charity in North American Society

A Bible study to enable Christians to reflect on and live out their daily vocations for the good of the public square and for the life of the world. Free, downloadable videos, Bible studies, and leader essays all available here.

The Death of the Messiah
September 11, 2012 – 10:25 am | 2 Comments
The Death of the Messiah

By Thomas Manteufel
News has been received that Sun Myung Moon (1920-2012) died on September 3.  He was the founder of the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity (often called Moonies).  He built …

Proper 20 • Jeremiah 11:18–20 • September 23, 2012
September 11, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Leopoldo A. Sánchez M.
You Can Kill the Prophet, but You Can’t Kill the Message
The text gives a gloomy picture of what happens to God’s prophets. Through Jeremiah, Yahweh has convicted Judah for breaking the …