Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Exodus 3:1-12)

Still thinking about the Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 2 – Exodus 3:1-12 – some questions for reflection and discussion: Assuming Moses is on an unusually long trip with the flock (typical shepherd trips are evidently on the order … Continue reading

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Imagination and the Problem of Evil

When I was a little girl, Haley Mills was the designated Disney movie star of the day. I adored Hayley Mills. I saw every Hayley Mills movie ever made during those years in the 60s, and what I wanted more … Continue reading

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Christian Doctrine (9)

Summary notes and comments on Shirley C. Guthrie, Jr., Christian Doctrine Chapter 9, “Why Doesn’t God Do Something About it? – The Doctrine of Providence and Evil”: The doctrine of providence is related to the doctrine of creation. Not only … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Exodus 3:1-12)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 2, is Exodus 3:1-12 – a portion of the text that’s often short-handed as “the call of Moses.” Here’s the text (in Inclusive Bible version), and my notes on it: 1/ Moses was … Continue reading

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The text today continues the exploration of God’s call in the book of Judges, with the call of Samson – although the call is more properly, as we’ll see, the call of Samson’s mother. Scripture doesn’t tell us her name, … Continue reading

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