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Kathryn Schifferdecker
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Kathryn Schifferdecker is an Associate Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. An ordained Lutheran (ELCA) pastor, she has served churches in Iowa and Wisconsin. She studies and writes about various topics, including God and suffering, biblical narrative, Jewish-Christian dialogue, preaching, and the Bible and ecology. She is author of
"Out of the Whirlwind: Creation Theology in the Book of Job" (Harvard, 2008). She also contributes regularly to and

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Isaiah 40:21-31: On Faith and Football

(184) Comments | Posted February 1, 2012 | 6:20 AM

This Sunday, tens of millions of people will watch the New England Patriots and the New York Giants face off in the Super Bowl. And as it happens, the Scripture reading appointed for worship is Isaiah 40:21-31, which ends with these words:

"Even youths will...

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