Greetings From the Editor
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by Jin Hee Han

In this issue, our authors gather to remind us of the multifaceted nature of “Dwelling Place”. They introduce us to important topics, such as God’s “tabernacling” presence from the testimony of the Bible and our responsibility to care for the livable pace for all creatures.

      Their guiding spirit helps us once again explore the age-long aspiration to stay in communion with God as the profound meaning of the ark of the Hebrew Bible and the theology of incarnation. The theological thrust of their weavings has a corollary in the call for responsible actions in the immediate context of our times, which ranges from the local ministry of providing intellectual living space for others to caring for refugees forced to leave their home in search of a new dwelling place.

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Poverty: Validating Sign of One’s Preaching
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Poverty: Validating Sign of One’s Preaching

by Michael Monshau

The credible preacher is able to respond honestly to parishioners with the heartfelt words, “I know. I understand.”

The Cross and the Resurrection in Serving the Poor
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The Cross and the Resurrection in Serving the Poor

by Peter Gathje

To refuse to enter into relationship with the poor is to refuse to enter into God’s redemptive love.

The Poor Lectionary Guide
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The Poor Lectionary Guide

by Judy Yates Siker

Lectionary Guide for January, February, and March 2008.

Off Balance through Lent and Easter
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Off Balance through Lent and Easter

by Maren C. Tirabassi

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for March

From Transfiguration to Lent
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From Transfiguration to Lent

by Keith Russell

Reflections on the Lectionary for February 2008

Preaching Isaiah
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Preaching Isaiah

by David N. Mosser

Reflections on the Lectionary for January 2008

When One Suffers Poverty, We All Suffer
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When One Suffers Poverty, We All Suffer

by Sarah H. Reines

We must not remain immobilized in the face of the crushing poverty crisis.

Jesus and Poverty
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Jesus and Poverty

by Obery M. Hendricks, Jr.

The presence of poverty in Jesus’ world pervades the Gospels.

Is Liberation Theology Passé?
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Is Liberation Theology Passé?

by LeAnne Snow Flesher

If we are going to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ seriously we must be at the work of doing theology on behalf of the poor.

Poverty and Prayer
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Poverty and Prayer

by Margaret Dorgan

Human pleading is a tribute to the infinite goodness that always wraps around us.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Compassion for the Poor
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Compassion for the Poor

by Geffrey Kelly

Encountering Bonhoeffer’s passionate preaching on poverty.

Blessed Are Those Who Have The Spirit Of The Poor
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Blessed Are Those Who Have The Spirit Of The Poor

by Keith Russell

We must never tire of working for a world that is free of poverty and injustice.