Posted: 21 February 2021
Mark’s account of Jesus’ time in the wilderness is very short. Perhaps this gives us an opportunity to imagine the scenery ourselves and enter into the story.
Posted: 14 February 2021
The Book of Leviticus, in its present form, was probably completed in about the sixth century BC.
Posted: 7 February 2021
Theodicy, the question of why a good God permits suffering, is one of the themes explored today.
Posted: 31 January 2021
Synagogues began to be established in the first century AD. They were local centres, used for civic gatherings, as well as for study and worship.
Posted: 24 January 2021
Unlike the other books of the prophets, the one named after its central character Jonah is a narrative rather than an account of prophecies.
Posted: 17 January 2021
Eli’s advice to Samuel was very wise. To the voice that spoke in the night he told him to say: “Speak Lord, your servant is listening.”
Posted: 10 January 2021
Mark was the first to write a gospel and to use the this term meaning “Good News.
Posted: 3 January 2021
“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.” (Isaiah 9:2)
Posted: 27 December 2020
The four gospels each have their own way of describing Jesus’ origins.