Re: Time and Time Again
- On June 3 Mark Goodacre responded to my "Time and Again" posting:
>Philip Lewis wrote:
>> Bishop Spong's liturgical calendar of Gospel formation (_Liberating
>> the Gospels_) makes no provision for intercallating leap months - a
>> necessity in adjusting Lunar to Solar time! The whole notion of a
>> yearly rehearsal of Torah readings - and hence of Gospel
>> construction - falls on its face at that point.
>I am afraid that I have still not looked at Spong's recent book inFor anyone interested, I revised and abridged Goulder's chart for a
>detail; other Crosstalkers are more familiar with it. But it needs
>to be said that Goulder does take care to deal with intercalated
>months by building a bit of flexibility into his system. If you can
>get a copy of _The Evangelists' Calendar_ (London: SPCK, 1978), there
>is a massiver fold-out chart at the end in which Goulder summarises
>his view of the lectionary reading of Scripture, with allowances made
>for second Adar and so on. The chart makes you want to weep -- the
>hours and days that must have gone into creating it. But Spong
>believes it and maybe there is life in it yet. But I remain
Sunday School class that I taught last year. It is a Word6 Document.
It combines Goulder, Spong, and current Sidra and Haftorah readings used
in contemporary Synagogues. I have given my sources full citations at
the end. This was done for teaching purposes only and I have no plans on
I will be happy to send out the chart to those interested. Please write
I cannot send attachments via Juno.
Peace - Michael Jost
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