Morsels & Stories: I talked about the part of the Eucharistic Prayer called the anamnesis. How time gets slippery, bringing the past forward so it is present with us during the Eucharist. I read from “The Cult as Recapitulation of the History of Salvation,” Jean Jacques von Allman’s essay in Primary Sources of Liturgical Theology.
Sermon: Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life, and it is a way that leads back through the ancient texts and commandments.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with John 14:1-14.
Morsels & Stories: I talked about the anti-semitism that some of the Good Friday rubrics are responding to. I used some of the suggestions in Amy Jill Levine’s The Misunderstood Jew.
Sermon: There were two parades entering Jerusalem that day. And a whole other group of people plotting and scheming. How do we understand where the post-Christendom Church can best read ourselves into this story?
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Matthew 27:11-54.