Karris – Eating Your Way Through Luke’s Gospel

I mentioned in my October reading round up that I would be focusing more on individual books and particularly books on food and theology. Eating Your Way Through Luke’s Gospel, by Robert J. Karris is next up on the list. Robert J. Karris is a professor emeritus in the School of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University. Eating …

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Taste and See – Margaret Feinberg

A couple of years ago I wrote a bibliography when I was teaching a Lenten Course called Eucharistic Eating. When I compiled it, I noticed that it was rather low on books dealing with the Eucharist, or food and theology. I’ve finally getting around to correcting this. One of the first books I’ve picked up …

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Water into Wine: For the Common Good

This is today’s sermon. The readings it’s based on are: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 and John 2:1-11. Spiritual Gifts and Water into Wine. The main reading for this sermon is from the Gospel of John where Jesus turns water into wine. It’s about doing things for the good of all. This is currently a challenging time …

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Sermon August 26, John 6:56-69

This is the last sermon from my series on John Chapter 6. At the end of the audio section I’ve included a couple of songs in Swahili sung by the family who joined us from Mozambique. They are originally are from the Congo, and as I posted a couple of weeks ago they have faced …

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Kings, Power and Feeding Five Thousand.

Kings, Power and Feeding Five Thousand: This week’s lectionary featured both John’s recounting of the feeding of the five thousand, and the story of David, Bathsheba, and the Uriah the Hittite. I was quite intrigued by the story of Jesus escaping the crowds attempt to make him king against the background of David using his …

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Sermon from the Fringe – Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a sermon on the site. This is one I preached yesterday. I preached at Saint Philip’s in the morning, and Saint Margaret’s at night. The Sermon from the Fringe title, derives from the fact that Winnipeg is in the middle of its Fringe Theatre Festival, and the fact that  …

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Common Eating – Gathering up the Crumbs

I’ve finally come to the final post in this series on common eating, although I may do one more with the pdf form of all the posts if anyone wants to have them all in one place.  Again, as has happened at other times during this series I’m not sure that I have come up …

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Common Eating – The Eucharist

Common Eating Eucharist

Since I last updated this post on the Eucharist, I’ve discovered that Google likes posts that are at least 1,200 words in length. As a result I’m going through a lot of my old posts to see if I can find ways to reach that baseline number. Some of them have been quite easy as …

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