Posts Tagged ‘Psalms’

  • God the Midwife

    Aug 16, 15 • Gender, Genesis, Jeremiah, Job, OT, Psalms, TheologyComments Off on God the Midwife
    God the Midwife

    Here’s an old post, with now a screencast format and somewhat cleaned up audio. I briefly remind you of some of the passages that picture God as a midwife. The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) regularly pictures Yahweh as intimately associated with forming in the womb and with birthing. In view of β€œhis” role as midwife [&hellip...

  • Complaint Psalms: Part Two

    Complaint Psalms: Part Two

    This second look at the complaint psalms continues to focus on Psalm 22. Part three will return to Jeremiah&#...

  • Complaint Psalms: Part One

    May 11, 13 • Arguing with God, Complaint, Job, PsalmsComments Off on Complaint Psalms: Part One
    Complaint Psalms: Part One

    This post starts to talk about Psalm 22, mentioning Job 10 on the way, we will examine these passages as a way into understanding “complaint psalms”. Complaints are the commonest type of psalm in the book of psalms. You might like to listen to my earlier post “Arguing with God: JerΒ 12:1-4” first, it sets the [&hellip...

  • Not Only a Father: Knowing the unknowable

    Apr 30, 13 • God as mother, Matthew, Numbers, PsalmsComments Off on Not Only a Father: Knowing the unknowable
    Not Only a Father: Knowing the unknowable

    The final podcast in a series written as guest posts for Sacraparental that express the key ideas of Not Only a Father briefly and simply. This one explores a few ways to experience God as motherly. Looks at Psalm 131 and Jesus teaching in Matthew 5 & 6 as well as Numbers 11. For more [&hellip...

  • A Text without contexts is dumb! 2: Text without cotext is dumb

    Feb 11, 13 • Context, Ephesians, Psalms1 Comment
    A Text without contexts is dumb! 2: Text without cotext is dumb

    For the second part of this “A text without contexts is dumb” series we’ll think about cotext, the text that surrounds a text, providing context. The biblical examples come from Psalms and Ephesians. You might want to listen to Part 1 here first πŸ˜‰  ...

  • E100-72: Acts 3:1 – 4:37: The rejected stone

    Jul 27, 10 • Acts, E100, PsalmsComments Off on E100-72: Acts 3:1 – 4:37: The rejected stone
    E100-72: Acts 3:1 – 4:37: The rejected stone

    Peter gets some powerful lines in these two great chapters πŸ™‚ Since I was a child I’ve loved his: “I don’t have silver and gold, but what I do have I’ll give you. Get up and walk!” So different from what we usually hear… And then when faced by the authorities he talks about his [&hellip...

  • Being Ideal Readers: 1 in which we discover the importance of a Psalm

    Mar 2, 10 • Ephesians, Psalms, Reading1 Comment
    Being Ideal Readers: 1 in which we discover the importance of a Psalm

    In this podcast we’ll begin to grapple with a complicated idea, but quite simply begin to discover how to become (more) ideal readers. We’ll be looking at Eph 4 , and you will also need a bookmark in Ps 68 . This is a podcast in two parts (otherwise I’d have to change the name [&hellip...

  • A Text without Contexts is Dumb!

    Apr 27, 07 • Context, Culture, Genesis, Psalms3 Comments
    A Text without Contexts is Dumb!

    This latest one is aimed at real beginners in biblical study and addresses why multiple contexts are important for reading/hearing texts, particularly the Bible.  ...