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Elizabeth Kirkland Cahill is an author, lecturer and biblical scholar. She is the co-author, with Joseph Papp, of Shakespeare Alive!
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 13, 2018
“This generation” of religious leaders whom Jesus takes to task in today’s Gospel resist the new and different.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 13, 2018
If I had ever managed to find time to take the divinity school course on “Troubling New Testament Texts,” I would have lobbied to include today’s Gospel passage on the syllabus.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 12, 2018
I like to think of Elizabeth’s unborn baby, the future prophet John the Baptist, dancing with delight in today’s Gospel of the Visitation.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 11, 2018
How can we spare the time to let others know of our care and concern?
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 10, 2018
The paralytic’s friends might have told him in dismay, “Let’s come back another day when it is less of a hassle.” But that is not what they said.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 09, 2018
There is scarcely a parent alive who has not at some point uttered the words, “You’re not wearing that, are you?”
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 08, 2018
The three questions God asks Adam and Eve lay bare the threefold nature of their wrongdoing.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 07, 2018
We are called to place ourselves intentionally within the physical and temporal structures in which God may speak to us.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 06, 2018
Buoyed by that love and mercy, we find wholeness — peace — through acts of kindness, healing and justice.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 05, 2018
All of us occasionally have “last straw” moments in our lives, when we feel we simply cannot bear the weight of one more demand.