Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Resurrection — It Takes More than A Fundamentalist to Fathom What happened

A Reflection on the  Resurrection Accounts of Mark and John April 5, 2015 Easter Day by David Somerville It may not be a good idea to write much about fundamentalism when making a reflection on the mystery of Easter.  Are … Continue reading

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The Holy Week Drama: Will We be in the Cast This Year?

A Reflection on Holy Week by David Somerville             Pennsylvania rector, Samuel Shoemaker  (1893-1963) is best remembered for his leadership of the Oxford Group, originally founded by the Christian missionary Dr. Frank Buchman.   (This … Continue reading

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Is it Decline, or a Different Kind of Progress?

A Reflection on the Gospel for March 22, 2015 John 12:20-33 The Fifth Sunday in Lent by David Somerville+                  Henry Sloane Coffin was president of the Union Theological Seminary in New York, and Moderator of the Presbyterian Church until … Continue reading

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An Exodus Lent

A Reflection on the Gospel for March 15th, 2015 The Fourth Sunday In Lent By David Somerville               19th century author of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo, structured the theme and plot development of his novel around his … Continue reading

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So What Was it that Really Got Jesus Ticked?

A Reflection on John 2:13-22 The Gospel for March 8, 2015 The Third Sunday in Lent By David Somerville+ Iconoclastic writer and radio commentator, Henry Rollins, holds the opinion that “The prison-industrial complex, like the military-industrial complex, is here with … Continue reading

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