One surprising side-effect of studying Scripture critically is the ability to experience one’s faith life without a constant dependence on Scripture. Instead of just slavishly looking up and memorizing Scripture quotes, we begin to meld into the mind-set of the sacred authors, replacing our... more
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(Please omit the last part of today’s gospel pericope. It originally was a completely different parable, joined to the other simply because both had to do with wedding feasts.)
Today’s gospel pericope took shape long before Matthew decided to include it in his gospel. Both he and Luke... more