Monthly Archives: April 2020

Resurrection, Sheol, and the Temple: A Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020

A Sermon that was NOT preached at the Anglican Church of St Thomas, Kefalas, in the regional municipality of Apokoronas, on the island of Crete, in Greece on the Third Sunday of Easter, April 26, 2020, 11:00 am because of … Continue reading

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Resources for the Third Sunday of Easter in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020

These are resources meant mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of Crete in Greece, but others may find them helpful! Read Acts 2:14a,36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17 If … Continue reading

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“Blind to Any Unexpected Act”: A Sermon for the Second Sunday of Easter

A Sermon that was NOT preached at the Anglican Church of St Thomas, Kefalas, in the regional municipality of Apokoronas, on the island of Crete, in Greece on the Second Sunday of Easter, April 19, 2020, 11:00 am because of … Continue reading

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Resources for the Second Sunday of Easter 2020

These are resources meant mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of Crete in Greece, but others may find them helpful! Read The readings appointed for the Second Sunday of Easter are: Acts … Continue reading

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Resources for Easter Sunday 2020: The Sunday of the Resurrection in the Year of the Great Pandemic

These are resources meant mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of Crete in Greece, but others may find them helpful! Read The Bible readings appointed for Easter Sunday are: Acts 10:34-43 or … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid: An Easter Sermon for the Year of the Great Pandemic of 2020

A Sermon that was NOT preached at the Anglican Church of St Thomas, Kefalas, in the regional municipality of Apokoronas, on the island of Crete, in Greece on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, 11:00 am because of the Great Pandemic … Continue reading

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Descendit ad Inferos: Reflecting with Balthasar on Holy Saturday and Jesus’s Descent to the Dead

This is from a first version of my PhD dissertation, which was submitted for examination last year. The examiners requested a major revision, and specifically said I could do without the chapter on the Swiss Catholic theologian Hans Urs von … Continue reading

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Dying With Us: A Sermon For Good Friday 2020

  Struggling With The Theology of Atonement I have been struggling with the cross of Jesus for over thirty years. I have accepted the Resurrection. The radical idea that God did not abandon Jesus, but raised him from the dead, … Continue reading

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Resources for Good Friday

These are resources meant mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of Crete in Greece, but others may find them helpful! Read/Listen In the western Christian tradition (Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, and others) the … Continue reading

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Resources for Maundy Thursday 2020

These are resources meant mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of Crete in Greece, but others may find them helpful! As Common Worship puts it: Maundy Thursday (from mandatum, ‘commandment’, because of … Continue reading

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