Midrash Lab: Psalm 23
with Richard Bruxvoort Colligan
February 19, 2022
“The Lord is my shepherd . . .” It’s the psalm everyone has heard. In fact, it’s so popular, it sometimes gets an eye-roll among church people. But amid a 21st-century global pandemic, what if there’s something new to discover? Psalm 23 is both personal and political. It’s both comforting and challenging. It sings directly to the complexities of life, acknowledging the reality of evil in a world held in God’s unfailing love. Join psalmist Richard Bruxvoort Colligan in a verse-by-verse immersion in word, art, and song. Includes teaching, reflection, and midrash practice that invites participants to encounter the richness of the Shepherd’s Psalm in a fresh way.
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Your Guide for the Journey
Richard Bruxvoort Colligan
Richard Bruxvoort Colligan, MA is a Psalmist, spiritual director and freelance musician. He enjoys all manner of projects in theology and the arts. Through his company, Worldmaking.net, he is publishing imaginative and adventurous songs for the ever-evolving church. Raised in the Midwestern United States, he is a husband to Trish and a dad to Sam. Faves: discovery, music, Star Wars, bosc pears, blue, laughter, naps.
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