Category Archives: Holy Week

Podcast: The Weirdness of Matthew 27:51-54

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Andrew, and I discuss one of the very weird passages of the New Testament, Matthew 27:51-54, where bodies raised from the grave appear in Jerusalem following Christ’s resurrection. Having only chosen the topic a … Continue reading

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Video: Is The Widow With The Two Mites A Positive Example Of Sacrificial Giving?

Today’s question: “The story of the widow and her two mites (Luke 21:1-4) is often used to commend sacrificial giving. However, the immediate context contains Jesus condemning the Scribes for “devouring widows’ houses” and promising to destroy the temple. Is the … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Memorial

I have guest posted over on Political Theology Today, on the subject of Maundy Thursday, the Passover, and the memorial meal. This combination of historical memory and eschatological hope in the celebration of the Eucharist—the Christian Passover—is exhibited at various … Continue reading

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Podcast: Last Supper and Lord’s Supper

In this week’s podcast Derek, Matt, and I discuss the event of the Last Supper, its significance in the context of the gospel narratives, and its relationship to our continued celebration of the Lord’s Supper. You can also follow the podcast on … Continue reading

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#Luke2Acts—Some Notes on John 14 to 21

The Twitter #Luke2Acts Bible study has just reached the final chapter of John. I have written notes from the beginning of Luke. The full list of Luke posts is found here. The full list of John posts is found here. JOHN … Continue reading

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Jesus Before Pilate

While on the subject of guest posts, here are two other pieces that I wrote over the last couple of weeks. Both are reflections upon political themes present within Jesus’ appearance before Pontius Pilate as recorded in the gospel of John. … Continue reading

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