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Articles by James Voelz

At Table with Martin Franzmann—and Beyond
June 28, 2016 – 2:16 pm | One Comment
At Table with Martin Franzmann—and Beyond

Saying grace with the sainted poet and professor.

Proper 5 • Luke 7:11–17 • June 5, 2016
May 24, 2016 – 8:45 am | No Comment

By James Voelz
Introduction and Overview
This well-known pericope is “typical” of Luke’s Gospel in several important ways. Chief is the portrayal of Jesus as a prophetic figure (in something of a contrast to Matthew, where he …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 7:24-37
August 26, 2015 – 9:09 am | 2 Comments

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Lectionary@Lunch – Mark 7:1-23
August 12, 2015 – 8:17 am | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericopes for both the 13th and 14th Sundays after Pentecost (Proper 16 [Mk 7:1-13] and 17 [Mk 7:14-23]), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | One Comment

By James Voelz
This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:45-56
July 24, 2015 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:30-44
July 24, 2015 – 3:10 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Encomium for William Carr, Upon His Retirement
May 12, 2015 – 11:20 am | 2 Comments
Encomium for William Carr, Upon His Retirement

Professor Jim Voelz offers a tribute to Professor Carr, as he and his wife Nedra retire at the end of this academic year.

Why Go to Scholarly Society Meetings?
September 26, 2014 – 1:35 pm | One Comment
Why Go to Scholarly Society Meetings?

The value of continuing education, for professors and pastors alike.

Hermeneutics and Hearing
August 25, 2014 – 9:38 am | 24 Comments
Hermeneutics and Hearing

For the first time ever, I saw someone lead the liturgy from a tablet. What does this mean?