Articles tagged with: Homiletics
Prof. Bill Carr will host the weekly live-stream video chat on the Old Testament lectionary for the Spring quarter, beginning Tuesday, March 10.
Prof. Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericope for Transfiguration Day, in the Year B lectionary.
By William W. Carr
“Blessed is the man (Μακαριος ανηρ; see, e.g., Ps 1:1, אַ֥שְֽׁרֵי־הָאִ֗ישׁ) who remains steadfast under trial” (Jas 1:12, ESV). Preparing this homiletical help in September makes it difficult not to think about Christians in Iraq …
By David I. Lewis
The text is part of the section of 2 Corinthians where Paul is defending the integrity of his apostolic ministry and his past actions in dealing with the believers in Corinth (1:12–7:16). In the …
Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericopies in the Epiphany season, in the Year B lectionary.
By Bruce Schuchard
The goal of the human person who wishes to achieve everything that there is to achieve in life is _____.
How would each one of us fill in the blank? According to the Hellenistic philosophers of the …
Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark in year B of the three-year lectionary. Part 1 (of 2) looks at preaching Mark from Advent through Easter.
By David Schmitt
At the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, there is an installation called Cup by Thomas Skomski. It’s basically a shelf extending out of the wall with a cup at the very end. The shelf is about …
By Tim Saleska
Acts 18:1–17 describes Paul’s eighteenth-month stay in Corinth. When both Silas and Timothy came to help him, he was able to spend all of his time ministering to the Jews (v. 5). But eventually, …
By Jeffrey A. Oschwald
This pericope has all the dangers of a familiar text: we recall parts of it perfectly but may not remember how those parts all fit together. The themes of this passage are, no doubt, …