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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

A very short and possibly overly personal reflection on the topic of the Uniform Series text (Genesis 17:1-14) for Sunday, September 10, which was also the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: It was difficult. It was difficult to do the … Continue reading

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Shabbat shalom

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Genesis 17 1-14)

Here are a few questions about the Uniform Series text for this coming Sunday (Genesis 17:1-14) that we might want to consider in class: In v 5, God changes Abram’s name to Abraham. (God also changes Sarai’s name to Sarah … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Genesis 14 1-14)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, September 10 is Genesis 17:1-14, with the whole chapter as background. Here are my [very few] exegetical notes: Background: Abram enters the Genesis narrative in chapter 12, with YHWH saying to Abram to leave … Continue reading

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Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

[Something like a sermon, on Genesis 9:8-17, the Uniform Series text for Sunday, September 3] Does God learn? That’s a hard question, and maybe a trick question. If God has the characteristics that classical theology has classically ascribed to God … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Genesis 8 & 9)

The Uniform Series text we’re studying on Sunday, September 3 is Genesis 8:20-22 & 9:8-17. Here are a few questions that we might want to consider in class: Noah’s first act after the flood subsides and he and his family … Continue reading

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