Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bloody bloody!

There are a lot of bloody passages in scripture–mostly in the Old Testament–but our gospel reading from this past Sunday strikes me as the bloodiest!  If I were British I would say that it’s bloody bloody!  Jesus is talking to … Continue reading

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Fish out of water?

It goes without saying that we are completely dependent on the language of metaphor  to be able to communicate with any clarity.  Often we overuse certain metaphors to the extent that they lose some of their power.  For example, think … Continue reading

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