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Month: August 2013

Taken

As more than one character in this week’s play involving Jesus’ further words about the “end times” says: here we go again! In a past blog entry about a related passage, I confessed to “cheating” a little in making the question of whether Jesus was talking about the End Times or his impeding entrance into…

The Triumphal Entry

After a long stretch of the gospel of Luke that contains nothing but saying after saying, parable after parable, and very little action, we come to Christ the King Sunday and two momentous readings. For most churches, it will be the story of the two thieves crucified alongside Jesus, but some Episcopalians might choose the…

Two Thieves

“What must I do to be saved?” It’s a question that certain denominations, churches, and individuals care more about than others. Among those who care the most, the answers are often very precise. When we go through the stories of people being saved or lost in the Gospels, however, things get a little fuzzier.  In…

Signs

Okay, I’m cheating in this play about Jesus’ warnings concerning the End Times.  I base the play on the disciples being confused over whether he was talking about the end of the world or the political revolution they believe they are about to instigate when they shortly enter Jerusalem, and also on whether what he might be…