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Using Comparative Sociology to Explore the Relationship between the Qumran Community and the Early Christian Communities of the New Testament.
(THL 520, 2011-12)
The similarities that have been noticed over the years between the communities of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament certainly have a foundation in their common Jewish heritage and historical contexts. I will show, ...
Living in the Shade of the Cross: Sin, Repentance, Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Matthew’s Christian Community.
(THL 706, 2009-12)
Matthew's fourth discourse: 17:22-18:35.
Isaiah 44:9-20 -- a satire on those who make idols.
(Theology 700, 2008-12)
Isaiah 44:9-20 -- a satire on those who make idols. A brief historical review of the methods of criticism and interpretation.
Homily, 3 April 2016, Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)
Acts 5:12-16; Psalms 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; Revelation 1:9-11a,12-13,17-19; John 20:19-31|—————|I am the first and the last, the one who lives.|Once I was dead, but now I am alive forever and ever.|—————||Long before that ...
Homily, 24 April 2016, Fifth Sunday of Easter
Acts 13:26-33; Psalms 145:8-9,10-11,12-13; Revelations 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a,34-35|—————|“I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another.”|Love is not simply ...
Homily, 29 November 2015, First Sunday of Advent
Homily, 29 November 2015, First Sunday of Advent Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalms 25:4-5,8-9,10,14; 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2; Luke 21:25-28,34-36|—————|"... when these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads ...
Homily, 28 February 2016, Third Sunday of Lent
Exodus 3:1-8a,13-15; Psalms 103:1-2,3-4,6-7,8,11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6,10-12; Luke 13:1-9|—————|God is with us in the mystery of suffering|—————|Ten years ago this spring my wife and I experienced some rather unsettling ...
Homily 22 Februrary 2015, First Sunday of Lent
Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25:4-5,6-7,8-9; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15|This weekend the Archbishop has asked us to preach on the Examination of Conscience|—————|The kingdom of God is at hand.|Repent, and believe in the ...
Homily, 5 May 2013
Sixth Sunday of Easter Acts 15:1‐2,22‐29; Psalm 67:2-3,5,6,8; Revelation 21:10-14,22-‐23;John 14:23-29 Don't stop thinking about heaven. It's makes all the difference for how we live our lives today.
Homily 30 June 2013
1 Kings 19:16b,19-21; Psalm 16:1-2,5,7-8,9-10,11; Galatians 5:1, 13-18; Luke Lk 9:51-62|---------|I remember when I was little thinking about what it must be like to grow up and live on your own: |* you could eat what you ...