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Lectionary sermon for 23 April 2017 ( Year A Easter 2) on John 20: 19-31

The expression “Doubting Thomas” is traditionally used to heap scorn on those who question some aspect of faith. Yet I want to suggest this does a disservice to Thomas and even a disservice to those who want to question what is important about … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 3 April 2016 (Easter 2) on John 20: 19-31

Those who use the expression “a Doubting Thomas” to heap scorn on those who question some aspect of faith would do well to check out the story of Thomas a little more carefully. Even in the fragmentary glimpses of Thomas … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter 2 B, 12 April 2015 on John 20: 19 – 31

Thomas the Who? Thomas has an incredible amount of bad press over the years and I would go so far to suggest, an undeserved bad press. The expression “a doubting Thomas” has become almost a term of derision. Yet even … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 27 April 2014 (Easter 2) on John 20 : 19-31 (also for 7 April 2013)

Those who use the expression “a Doubting Thomas” to heap scorn on those who question some aspect of faith would do well to check out the story of Thomas a little more carefully. Even in the fragmentary glimpses of Thomas … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 7 April 2013 (Easter 2) on John 20 : 19-31

Those who use the expression “a Doubting Thomas” to heap scorn on those who question some aspect of faith would do well to check out the story of Thomas a little more carefully. Even in the fragmentary glimpses of Thomas … Continue reading

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