About Author: Kathryn Price

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mother, minister, singer, knitter, spinner, reader, gardener and life-long learning enthusiast

Posts by Kathryn Price

  • Goodness – this could have been written yesterday! Violent troops rampaging across countries – ‘fearsome and frightening’ (1.7) and ‘eager to destroy’ (1.9), taking prisoners. Sounds to me like events in the Middle East. Condemnation of the ruling classes – […]

    A prophet visits Paris (Kathryn Price)

    Goodness – this could have been written yesterday! Violent troops rampaging across countries – ‘fearsome and frightening’ (1.7) and ‘eager to destroy’ (1.9), taking prisoners. Sounds to me like events in the Middle East. Condemnation of the ruling classes – […]

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  • Jonah is the older brother who resents his younger brother’s return being welcomed so fulsomely the workers hired in the early morning who think they should be paid more than those who arrived later the worker who thinks s/he is […]

    Jonah (by Kathryn Price)

    Jonah is the older brother who resents his younger brother’s return being welcomed so fulsomely the workers hired in the early morning who think they should be paid more than those who arrived later the worker who thinks s/he is […]

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  • The prophecy of Joel is part of the sacred history of Israel.  (spoiler – there is a ‘but’ coming) It begins with a lament: the country has been invaded and the crops have been ruined.  The image of the forest […]

    Joel (by Kathryn Price)

    The prophecy of Joel is part of the sacred history of Israel.  (spoiler – there is a ‘but’ coming) It begins with a lament: the country has been invaded and the crops have been ruined.  The image of the forest […]

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  • I have a confession to make.  I have not had/found/made time to re-read the book of the prophet Ezekiel in preparation for this contribution. I have read it before and I have, in the past couple of weeks as this […]

    Dem bones, dem bones . . . (by Kathryn Price)

    I have a confession to make.  I have not had/found/made time to re-read the book of the prophet Ezekiel in preparation for this contribution. I have read it before and I have, in the past couple of weeks as this […]

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  • I’ve spent the week role-playing the part of a candidate for Church Related Community Work ministry in the United Reformed Church.  We were preparing the assessment panels who will be interviewing candidates for real. In preparing for this I was […]

    The Isaiah Vision (@Kathryn Price)

    I’ve spent the week role-playing the part of a candidate for Church Related Community Work ministry in the United Reformed Church.  We were preparing the assessment panels who will be interviewing candidates for real. In preparing for this I was […]

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  • In Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, there is an exchange between Simon Chachava, a soldier, and Azdak, the village clerk (aka judge) that is a series of local proverbs: When the horse was shod, the horsefly stretched out its […]

    Wisdom, truth and wit (Kathryn Price)

    In Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, there is an exchange between Simon Chachava, a soldier, and Azdak, the village clerk (aka judge) that is a series of local proverbs: When the horse was shod, the horsefly stretched out its […]

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  • Half way through the month, I’m guessing most of you have now read the book of Esther.  Great story, isn’t it?  Famous for being the only book of the Bible that doesn’t mention God – at least by name! I […]

    Esther – (@kathrynspinster)

    Half way through the month, I’m guessing most of you have now read the book of Esther.  Great story, isn’t it?  Famous for being the only book of the Bible that doesn’t mention God – at least by name! I […]

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