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By the Well: A148 – Pentecost 18 (Exod 20:1-20; Matt 21:33-46)

Megan Turton, a specialist on law in the Hebrew Bible, joins us to talk about the Decalogue and legal narrative in Exodus. Holiness, identity, and mutual covenant are key themes to explore. In the gospel reading, conflict continues between Jesus and the other Jewish leaders. We discuss the parable of the vineyard in Matthew 21 and the challenge of preaching such passages without repeating the anti-jewish sentiments of the text.

Willie James Jennings, The Christian Imagination
https://www.amazon.com.au/Christian-Imagination-Theology-Origins-Race/dp/0300171366 

The lecture Fran mentioned by Jennings:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5ZGwuwcHV0

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