Lectionary reflection for Sunday, August 21

Melissa Engle/MCC

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach of MCC’s Washington Office reflects on this Sunday’s lectionary texts:

Today’s Exodus text, telling the story of how Moses’ mother placed him in a basket in the reeds, is such a common one in childhood Sunday School classes that we often tend to think of it in romanticized, religious terms. It’s easy to forget the political implications of what is happening…

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