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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The main conclusion from our class this morning, in considering Acts 9:10-19, was that Ananias was a significant influence on Saul [Paul], through his embodiment of the characteristics that any of us ought to strive to embody as Christians: trust … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 9 10-19)

Here are some questions related to Acts 9:10-19, the Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 20, that we might try to discuss in class: The reading opens with the Lord appearing to Ananias in a vision, and announces that Saul … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 8 26-40)

Here are some questions over the Uniform Series text, Acts 8:26-40, that we could consider in class this Sunday: How, or what, does the setting of the story – a desert road going from Jerusalem to Gaza – contribute to … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Acts 8 26-40)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 13 is Acts 8:26-40. These are my notes on the text: This is an amazing text from a literary point of view; and there are a lot of ideas packed into this text-as-literature. … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 6 1-8)

Here are some questions over the Uniform Series text, Acts 6:1-8, that we could consider in class on Sunday: The text mentions that “a dispute arose …,” and goes on to describe steps that were taken to respond to it, … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Acts 6 1-8)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 6, is Acts 6:1-8. Here’s the text (Inclusive Bible version), and my notes: 1In those days, as the number of disciples grew, a dispute arose between the Hellenistic Jews and those who spoke … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Amos 7 10-17)

Questions we might use for reflecting on and discussing Amos 7:10-17 (the Uniform Series text) on Sunday, July 30: Amaziah charges Amos with conspiracy, and tells him to leave Bethel and stop his prophesying against Israel. Are there circumstances in … Continue reading

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