Reflection for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year B

This Sunday’s readings offer some unusual insights into the nature of, and interaction between, power, authority, and responsibility.

In the first reading, Moses explains to the people of Israel why prophets exist. Prophets are intermediaries between God and the community. Prophets are people who will lead the community and at the same time they must be accountable to God.

Join Fr Anthony Egan SJ as he reflects on the readings for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

You can find the texts that this reflection is based on in your bible, or simply just hover your mouse over the following references and the texts will also appear:

Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 7-9; 1 Corinthians 1:21-28 & Mark 1:21-28

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Fr Anthony Egan SJ
B.A. (Hons), M.A. (UCT), B.A. (Hons) (London), M.Div., S.T.L. (Weston), Ph.D. (Wits)

Fr Anthony Egan SJ has taught, full-time or part-time, at St Augustine College of South Africa, St John Vianney Seminary, Fordham University (on sabbatical) and the University of the Witwatersrand, where he currently teaches at the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics. The author/co-author of a number of books, book chapters, academic and popular articles, he is a correspondent for America magazine, a contributor to Worldwide and writes for Spotlight. He is also a commentator on local and international radio and television. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Helen Suzman Foundation. Extramural interests include Science Fiction, Theatre, Art and creative writing, including poetry.

a.egan@jesuitinstitute.org.za
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