The God of the Hebrews: A Reflection on Exodus 14.19-31

Over the past few weeks, while we've been working through Paul's vision of Christian life and community in Romans 12-13, the Sunday lectionary has simultaneously been working through another story of the confrontation between God's people and Empire, that great paradigmatic story at the heart of both Judaism and Christianity: the Exodus. The part of … Continue reading The God of the Hebrews: A Reflection on Exodus 14.19-31

O Adonai: With Outstretched Arm

In this last week of Advent, I'm writing short daily reflections on the 'O Antiphons', which mark the Western liturgical tradition's countdown to Christmas. Today's reads: O Adonai and Leader of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush and gave him the law on Sinai: Come and … Continue reading O Adonai: With Outstretched Arm