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A sermon preached on the Fourth Sunday of Easter atThe Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete, May 12, 2019 11:00 am. Readings may be found here – we read Acts, the Psalm, and the gospel, but not … Continue reading

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The Epiphany (Yesterday’s Sermon)

A Sermon preached at the Anglican Church of St. Thomas, Kefalas, Crete, Greece 11:00 am January 6, 2018 So, have you taken down the Christmas tree? Have you got all your Christmas decorations put away? The tradition is, of course, … Continue reading

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Brodsky’s Epiphany: “Nativity Poem” (1989)

  Nativity Poem Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996) I’ve posted this before, but its worth repeating. Joseph Brodsky said about himself, “I’m Jewish; a Russian poet, an English essayist – and, of course, an American citizen.” Although born into a Jewish family, … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-Eight of An Advent Calendar (Evening): Christmas Eve – Pouring Out Divinity into Humanity

Saturday, December 24, 2016 (Evening)     Christmas Eve Isaiah 59.15b–21 Philippians 2.5–11 The text of the readings follows after the comments. The reading from Philippians this evening is at the core of the third chapter in my PhD dissertation. So it’s … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen of An Advent Calendar: “You Brood of Vipers!”

Thursday, December 15, 2016     Thursday after the Third Sunday of Advent Isaiah 9.18—10.4 2 Peter 2.10b–16 Matthew 3.1–12 The text of the readings follows after the comments. There are days when I wish I could talk like John the Baptist. … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen of An Advent Calendar: Trust and Betrayal

Monday, December 12, 2016     Monday after the Third Sunday of Advent Isaiah 8.16–9.1 2 Peter 1.1–11 Luke 22.39–53 The text of the readings follows after the comments. The past few days’ gospel readings have been from the portion of the … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Radical Politics

This is a well thought out essay from the Boston Globe that deserves wide readership. I even quoted it in my Easter sermon. http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/04/01/jesus-radical-politics/txdjkQSMn3BWPBgciEbgZP/story.html

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