Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8), in the Year B lectionary
By Gerhard Bode Introduction The one- and three-year lectionaries each include only one pericope from the Book of Lamentations. In both cases, the text is Lamentations 3:22–33, which also contains the central theme of the book. In a series of laments, the prophet Jeremiah explains how the Lord in his wrath has turned against the ..
In connection with the Winter 2011 CONCORDIA JOURNAL and the Seminary’s partnership with Lutheran World Relief, more writings by past and present Concordia Seminary colleagues on issues of suffering, pain, and catastrophe