Lectionary Commentaries

Every Monday morning we publish short commentaries about the readings (Revised Common Lectionary, Episcopal Edition) for the following Sunday. These commentaries are meant to:
  • Put the reading in its context, to try to make up for the down side of a lectionary, that we sometimes loose the bigger picture.
  • Reveal subtleties in the text, such as the range of meaning of original Hebrew or Greek words and alternate translations. 
  • Ask a question that might help you look at the text from a different angle. 
You can read the commentaries here on the blog OR you can subscribe by clicking here to receive them by email. Feel free to copy the texts, only please leave the copyright notices. You can also find them each week on our Facebook page.

Click here for the Revised Common Lectionary (Episcopal edition) in its entirety. It contains the reading citations rather than the full text—similar to what is in the back of The Book of Common Prayer. This resource also contains some brief articles on the genesis of the RCL, its purposes, and a comparison between it and the 1979 Lectionary.

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