Tag: Sacrament

  • Eucharistic Ethics

    The Covid-19 Chronicles : Reflections in a Pandemic, Part 7 In my last essay, Eucharistic Fasting, I attempted to explain from Lutheran first principles the reasons for my congregation’s abstaining from the Sacrament during this time of CoV-2 quarantine. It drew considerable discussion, both positively and negatively. Some of the criticism surprised me, coming from…

  • Word and Prayer

    The Covid-19 Chronicles : Reflections in a Pandemic, Part 4 “I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day….” Revelation 1:10 John was in exile on the island of Patmos, a bishop separated from his congregations. He had neither pulpit nor altar. It was Sunday, the Lord’s Day, the Day of Resurrection. What was John…