“Worthy is the lamb that was slaughtered”: a paradoxical vision (Rev 5; Easter 3C)

The book of Revelation is currently appearing as the “second reading” in the Revised Common Lectionary. These readings invite us into a world of unfettered imagination, with evocative imagery, enticing language, and disturbing rhetoric. There are a number of visions within the book, each one containing graphic descriptions and dramatic happenings. The first of these … Continue reading “Worthy is the lamb that was slaughtered”: a paradoxical vision (Rev 5; Easter 3C)