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Sojourners has long provided timely and discerning commentary on scripture. Now we've brought it together in one place to help you in your sermon preparation or other biblical reflection.

With Preaching the Word, every month you'll receive the best biblical commentary available from more than 40 years of Sojourners - including exclusive access to articles previously unavailable online. We've done the research for you, and brought together in one convenient resource some of the most insightful commentators of our day, including:

  • Walter Brueggemann
  • Rosemary Radford Ruether
  • Walter Wink
  • And many more!

Preaching the Word is organized according to the Revised Common Lectionary, so preachers, worship leaders, and Bible study groups can easily get to the challenging heart of the scriptures.

You won't find a more helpful resource linking the biblical texts with the contemporary faith that does justice. And it's all one click away.

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Preaching the Word: for those who preach "with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other."

A note on lectionaries: The lectionary has a long tradition in the church and there are variations in its use. Most Protestant denominations that use the lectionary format follow the Revised Common Lectionary. Roman Catholic, Episcopalian, and a few other Protestant denominations may follow lectionaries that differ from the Revised Common Lectionary. There is usually significant overlap between these lectionaries and almost always the gospel is the same.

Sojourners' "Preaching the Word" resource is organized by the Revised Common Lectionary in order to accomodate a wide number of uses and needs.

Content available online at SojoNet may have been updated or corrected from the originally published print material. Sojourners reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions in this content.