By Gerhard Bode Liturgical Setting The Gospel reading for the First Sunday after Christmas observes the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple. Textual Comments 2:22-23 After Mary’s forty-day purification is completed, she goes to the temple with Joseph and the infant Jesus. The couple offers sacrifices in keeping with the law, but the centerpiece ..
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Book Blurbs: James W. Voelz, Principles of Biblical Interpretation for EveryoneConcordia Seminary’s Dean of Theological Research and Publication Dr. Kevin Golden talks with Graduate Professor of Exegetical Theology Dr. James W. Voelz about his recent book, Principles of Biblical Interpretation for Everyone (Concordia Seminary Press, 2023), in this Concordia Journal Book Blurbs segment. Voelz has designed this inventive text for lay people who are intensely ..
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Book Blurbs: James Brauer, Music: God’s Mysterious GiftConcordia Seminary’s Dean of Theological Research and Publication Dr. Kevin Golden sits down with Professor Emeritus Dr. James Brauer about his recent book, Music: God’s Mysterious Gift (Wipf and Stock, 2023), in this Concordia Journal Book Blurbs segment. Brauer says he wrote the book for people who want to better understand what music does and ..
Third Sunday in LentSpark your thoughts for March 3, 2024! Tune in to "Lectionary Kick-start" for a discussion about the texts for the third Sunday in Lent