Tag Archives: Typology

Carried to the Table

Today I’d like to share a few thoughts about one of the lesser-known stories about my Biblical namesake, King David. Hail to the King, baby! In the eighth chapter of Second Samuel, we are told of David’s great military victories … Continue reading

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Sunday Lectionary: A God who goes looking…

Below is a reworked version of a reflection I first presented at Cheltenham’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on 26th January 2008… Now the tax collectors and “sinners” were all gathering around to hear [Jesus]. But the Pharisees and the … Continue reading

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Biblical Mary: The Ark of the New Covenant

The other day I wrote about the trials of trying to be an “Ecumenical Apologist“, so today I would like to write a post about something rather controversial, or rather someone rather controversial – Jesus’ mother, Mary. Mary is something … Continue reading

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Sunday Lectionary: The Hippo Gospel

I thought I’d write a brief entry on today’s Gospel, the parable of The Good Samaritan. The interpretation I’m going to give may be one you’ve never heard before.  It comes from St. Augustine, bishop of fifth century North Africa … Continue reading

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