Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Superpower of a Mother’s Spit

by Katy McGrann (Mark 8:22-26) I have a confession: the Gospel of Mark disconcerts me. It is so fast-paced, its language so concise, that I sometimes do a mental double take … Jesus went to this place or that, performed … Continue reading

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For Such a Reply: A Woman’s Encounter with Jesus

by Belinda Brugh Harris (Mark 7:24-30) “For such a reply,” Jesus said to the Syrophoenician woman, “you may go; the demon has left your daughter.” (Mark 7:29) “For such a reply” resonates differently from “Take heart daughter. Your faith has … Continue reading

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