Each week of the year, whenever possible, one of our members, Larry Hurtado, posts a short review of the historical and textual background to the week’s focus reading (usually the Gospel). Just follow the link to download the document..

‘Understanding the Context’ © Prof Larry Hurtado, Emeritus Professor in New Testament Language, Literature & Theology, University of Edinburgh.

 

22nd April 2018 / Easter 4 / RCL Year B
John 10:11-18

15th April 2018 / Easter 3 / RCL Year B
Luke 24: 36b-48

25 March 2018 / Palm Sunday / RCL Year B
Mark 14: 1-11

18th March 2018 / Lent 5 / RCL Year B
John 12: 20-33

11th March 2018 / Lent 4 / RCL Year B
John 3.14-21

4th March 2018 / Lent 3 / RCL Year B
John 2: 13-22

25th February 2018 / Lent 2 / RCL Year B
Mark 8: 31-18

4th February 2018 / Epiphany 5 / RCL Year B
Mark 1: 29-39

21st January 2018 / Epiphany 3 / RCL Year B
Mark 1:14-20

7th January 2018 / The Epiphany (transferred from 6th Jan)
Matthew 2: 1-12

17th December 2017 / Advent 3 / RCL Year B
John 1:6-8, 19-28

10th December 2017 / Advent 2 / RCL Year B
Mark 1: 1-8

3rd December 2017 / Advent 1 / RCL Year B
Mark 13: 24-37

26th November 2017 / Pentecost 25 /RCL Proper 28 Year A
Matthew 25:31-46

19th November 2017 / Pentecost 24 /RCL Proper 28 Year A
Matthew 25.14-30

12th November 2017 / Pentecost 23 / RCL Proper 27 Year A
Matthew 25.1-13