Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Paul and the Jewish Lectionary System

At times it is difficult to really understand the full meaning of any story without knowing the context into which the story is placed. The same would be true of understanding certain Biblical texts. For example, in Luke 16:19-31 Jesus tells a story of an unidentified rich man and a beggar he names Lazarus. Would our understanding of Jesus’ story change or be helped by knowing that the rich man’s clothing, as described by Jesus, was identical to that of the high priest at Jerusalem? Read the rest of this entry »


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