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Lectionary Sermon 8 September 2019 (Year C) Luke 14:25-33

The Embarrassing Side of the Ledger When Karen Armstrong, one of the most respected modern theologians and specialists in comparative religion, was speaking about her latest book “ The Lost Art of Scripture” she said “there’s a lot of bad … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for 2 September 2018 on James 1: 17 -27 (Year B, Pr 17)

THE GOSPEL OF STRAW ? OR ….ON SECOND THOUGHTS…. A crossword puzzle clue for you: In a word ( 8 letters) what does James, the writer of the Epistle of James, think true religion is all about? The Epistle of … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 19 February 2017 on Matthew 5:38-48

When it comes to following Jesus, sorting out the detail of belief may have to take second place to reorienting our attitudes and actions, particularly if we are expecting to be numbered among those who think of themselves as potential … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 19 February 2017 on Matthew 5:38-48

When it comes to Christianity, sorting out the detail of belief may have to take second place to reorienting our attitudes and actions, particularly if we are expecting to be numbered among those who follow Jesus teaching. Karen Armstrong, perhaps … Continue reading

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