Category Archives: Typology

An Easter Hymn

I wanted to write a hymn for Easter using Ezekiel’s vision of the valley of dry bones as a theme around Easter time, but inspirtation didn’t strike until yesterday. I could not decide between two tunes to use, so I … Continue reading

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A Hymn of Biblical Proportions

So being at the Easter Vigil inspired me to write this hymn as we were going through the Old Testament readings showing the saving acts of God and typology that pointed to Christ. It ended up being 23 verses long. … Continue reading

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Reflection On Isaiah 6

Here is the reflection I wrote for Night Prayer last night (Scripture text included first): Isaiah 6: 1-7 (RSV) In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and His … Continue reading

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The Garden of Eden, Jerusalem and the Tree of Life

Earlier this week, for whatever reason, something I remember reading or hearing somewhere at some point came to mind and became fodder for reflection on my part. Years ago, I remember coming across a Jewish tradition that Jerusalem was built … Continue reading

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Blessed Mary, Ever-Virgin

This is the text of a paper I wrote for my Origins of the Catholic Faith class: Marian theology is perhaps one of the hardest aspects of the Catholic Faith for almost any type of Protestant to grasp. Indeed, for … Continue reading

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