25, 2015, in which he used the story of Jesus and Bartimaeus
(Mark: 46-52) as an analogy warning church elders against exclusion of those deserving of God's grace.
Using the text of the Gospel reading for Mass for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mark 10:46-52), Chittister challenged participants to rise up and answer the call of Jesus as the blind man Bartimaeus
Dawn read from Mark 10, Jesus heals blind Bartimaeus
and how he responded when Jesus asked of him, What do you want me to do for you?
Chapter 4 applies the method to Peter, Jesus' mother, the woman with hemorrhages, and Bartimaeus
in Mark; to Peter, Jesus' mother, Nicodemus, and Pilate in John; and to Pilate, Barnabas, and Lydia in Acts.
I particularly liked his adventurous taxi ride to Jericho and the subsequent essay on Zacchaeus and Bartimaeus
that this day trip inspires.
Jonathan Stroud established his credentials as a writer of gothic adventure in his Bartimaeus
Jesus used the rule for ail of the people he met: John the Baptist, the woman at the well, the blind man, the lepers, Mary and Martha, Zacchaeus, the centurion, Peter's mother-in-law, the beggar who was healed, Bartimaeus
In Mark, Jesus encounters Bartimaeus
as he is leaving Jericho on his way to Jerusalem (Mark 10:46).
Jesus gave sight to a blind man, Bartimaeus
, and said, "Your faith has healed you"(Mark 10:46).
This chapter diverges from much of the rest of the book, for the operative topic here is not power, gender, or children, but the nature of time, timeslips, and coexistent time in Wynne Jones's The Time of the Ghost, Gaiman's American Gods, Cooper's Dark is Rising, Garner's Owl Service, and Stroud's Bartimaeus
The Ring of Solomon: A Bartimaeus
Novel is the unabridged audiobook production of the latest in the magical series of Bartimaeus
fantasy sagas for young adults.
Elaine Enns is a mediator, educator, and trainer in conflict transformation and restorative justice with Bartimaeus
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