With thanks to Kevin Murphy for reading scripture this week.

Works Cited

Amy-Jill Levine, Short Stories by Jesus, (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2014), pp. 71-106.

Matthew L. Skinner, “Exegetical Perspective: Proper 10” in Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary, Year C, Volume 3, ed. David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010), pp. 238-243.