This Sunday we will hear a sermon by Dr. Deirdre Good. She will also speak at a forum on “Hospitality and Jesus in Luke’s Gospel: Then and Now” in the Parish Hall after the 11 a.m. service and a second Sunday forum on December 13, 2015.
Deirdre Good is presently Theologian in Residence at Trinity Wall Street. She was professor of New Testament at General Seminary for 28 years. She grew up in Kenya and has written books on Matthew’s portrait of Jesus (Jesus the Meek King 1999), on Mary traditions in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Mariam, the Magdalen and the Mother 2005), on households and families at the time of Jesus (Jesus’ Family Values, 2006) and with Bruce Chilton (Reading the New Testament: A Fortress Introduction 2010).