31st March 2021
This most holy night
John Barton surveys the readings that Christians and Jews attend to during the Easter Vigil and the Passover seder, respectively, and considers what these texts tell us about how Scripture is understood in the two faiths.
14th March 2017
‘Who is this coming up from the wilderness?’
What kind of fear is at work in the third reading (Exodus 14:15-15:1), which tells of the crossing of the Red Sea?
6th April 2016
Mercy: a case history
The fourth and fifth readings, from Isaiah, put Karen Eliasen in mind of a song which can help us make sense of Pope Francis’ call for the Church to be a ‘convincing herald of mercy’.
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