Thom Rock

Thom Rock


Thom Rock is an MDiv student at Seminary of the Southwest and is from the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont. He is the author of A Table in the Wilderness: Forty Days of Forgiveness, and Blueberry Fool: Memory, Moments, and Meaning. His most recent book, Time, Twilight, and Eternity: Finding the Sacred in the Everyday, explores twilight as a prayerful moment across cultures and faith traditions.


November 17, 2019

There is a pervading sense of both the present and the future in each of these readings. Indeed, the readings share a seemingly apocalyptic language with their repeated and related phrases of “and in that day” (Isaiah 12:4, NRSV), and “...

August 11, 2019

Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 There are promise and mercy, faithfulness (or lack thereof) and fulfillment threaded throughout each of the lectionary readings for this proper. Even in the harsh reproach of the Lord to Judah and Jerusalem in this...

April 14, 2019

Isaiah 50:4-9a This passage from Isaiah introduces an overarching theme of servanthood, suffering, and salvation that echoes throughout the lessons appointed for today like an intensifying refrain. Often referred to as a Servant Song...