The Common Good

Articles By Reta Halteman Finger

Philip's encounter with the Ethiopian eunuch. A Bible study.
Why some of us love Jesus and don't like Paul.
Water in the New Testament
In Matthew's gospel, the "littlest ones" are key to the upside-down kingdom.
The roles that Jesus plays in John's gospel echo those of women in first-century Palestine.
If we read 1 Peter's message to immigrants, exiles, and foreigners only as a metaphor, we risk missing the point.
The apostle's attack on elitism in Corinthian church and society speaks a clear message about inequality today.
I have always felt some tension about using the church's common lectionary.