Tag Archives: Good Friday

Start with his Death: Another Advent with Herbert

George Herbert (1593-1633) was a Welsh-born English poet, the younger son of a wealthy family that owned much land. As a younger son he had minimal expectation of inheriting any of it so long as his elder brother Richard lived … 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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Poor Death: George Herbert’s “Dialogue-Anthem” with Death

Through Lent With George Herbert Good Friday Herbert wrote a poem with the title Good Friday, as well as one on The Cross, but the short poem I have chosen for today, although rarely commented on by scholars, will do … Continue reading

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Lenten Readings: Day 39

Exiles (Good Friday) Good Friday is a day during which most Christians hear the Passion according to John. In many liturgies they also hear Psalm 22 and Isaiah 52:13-53:12 (the fourth Servant Song), and both played a major part in … Continue reading

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