Tag Archives: John 4:5-42

Sermon: Who is welcome? Foreigners and women

Why is the story read this way? Because if this is not the story of a mincing and coy harlot who is trying to distract Jesus from her sins, then what we have here is a story of Jesus seriously engaging with a foreign woman who asks a theological question. Continue reading

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Sermon: Another one of Avril’s feminist sermons

Yes, this is going to be another one of my feminist sermons. You have been warned. Continue reading

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Sermon: Brothers and Sisters Together

Sermon for Williamstown 23 March 2014 John 4:5-42 Today‚Äôs reading from the Gospel according to John is one of my favourite stories in the entire Bible, with one of my favourite characters. The Samaritan woman has often got a bad … Continue reading

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