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Stranger & More Fascinating

Last night, I read the story of David and Bathsheba in the second book of Samuel. Having not been raised reading the Bible, some of the teachings in the Bible shock me. 668 more words

Theology

Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

Thomas Hardy’s book may have been groundbreaking in 1874 but we’ve seen plenty of films telling a similar story since its release. In this third remake of Hardy’s novel, Carey Mulligan plays protagonist Bathsheba Everdene, a beautiful, independent woman in Victorian England who stands against societal norms of the day. 626 more words

Full Reviews

On humanity...

This summer I have loved the unfolding of the David story in our lectionary.  I have preached on his story several times because I love how very complicated his story is.  602 more words

Bathsheba’s “other” David: The Marginalization of Women, and Christ as Answer

There were a few poignant breakthroughs this week, carving a way through the stalemate in regards to gender and power. But, rather than amplify the news, I thought I would point to a story from within the Bible. 2,215 more words

Women's Issues

The Spirit of Bathsheba

2 Samuel 11:2-5 says” One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. 333 more words

Devotions

Like a snowball rolling downhill (2 Samuel 11)

“Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.” That verse is from Proverbs 16:27. Truer words were never written or spoken. Across the centuries, human history has borne witness to those men and women who, when left alone and isolated, have contrived evil schemes. 1,946 more words

Christianity

Sermon for Sunday, July 26

The readings for this past Sunday can be found here.

The audio recording is here.

CHS, Plymouth

Proper 12, Year B

July 26, 2015… 1,280 more words