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Disagreeing With The Bible 1

Disagreeing With The Bible 1

I am very grateful to Dr Katie Marcar. At the recent Anglo-Catholic Hui, she presented a Bible study and introduced The Art of Reading Scripture (I have ordered the book). A dozen eminent scholars formed The Scripture Project and from that developed nine theses on interpreting biblical texts: 1. Scripture truthfully tells the story of… Continue Reading

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Holy Moly

Holy Moly

I recently watched the above video at a service. It is, as you can see, from Holy Moly – I hope it whets your appetite to look out for more of them. Here are a few more: More information at SparkHouse If you appreciated this post, do remember to like the liturgy facebook page, use… Continue Reading

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The Bible in the Life of the Church

The Bible in the Life of the Church

I have previously written about the Bible in the Life of the Church project which was commissioned by the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) at its meeting in Jamaica in May 2009. Now a commenter has pointed us to the publication of its Phase 1 report and material leading into Phase 2. There is a lot… Continue Reading

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Free online Bible resources

Two years ago I made a list of wonderful free online Bible resources (click here). Episcopal cafe has pointed to another list: Online Bibles Bible.org: Get access to the NET Bible from this page. You can also get some helpful tools for study, including pop-verses on the page. Join communities and get help finding Bible… Continue Reading

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Top online free Bible resources

Here is a list of resources to understand the Bible better. These scriptural resources are free and online. This site provides similar lists for lectionary resources, for music resources and so on, and invites you to add so that together we are sharing good resources we find. So if you know a similar biblical resource,… Continue Reading

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The Lectionary (part 2)

In the last post on the lectionary I gave background to the RCL (Revised Common Lectionary) and highlighted that a community discipline of following the lectionary frees us from the vagaries and some of the eccentricities of allowing pastors total discretion to pick their own favourite Bible passages. I think there is always a danger… Continue Reading

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Revised Common Lectionary

There is a helpful discussion on beliefnet.com about the Revised Common Lectionary. This includes a comment from Taylor Burton-Edwards, the secretary of The Consultation on Common Texts which did the work on this lectionary. Two points are worth highlighting: 1) A lectionary “is a selection of readings intended to be read, sung, heard, and proclaimed… Continue Reading

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