St. Michael's Episcopal Church

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We Live in a Passionate World.

The Old Testament and gospel swirl in sex and politics.  You might say they’re X-rated.  David, as he enters Jerusalem, about to become king, spins in ecstasy, dancing to lyres and trumpets, tambourines, castanets and symbols-  while off to the side Saul’s daughter seethes. Saul, her father, was the previous kJohn The Baptisting.  His daughter is jealous.  Saul, himself, will soon fall on his own sword in violent grief.  For David, it’s an inaugural ball. For Saul and his daughter, it’s a wake and funeral.  Read more here.

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