Authors

Susanna E. Metz

Rector, St. John the Baptist Church, Battle Creek, TN, Diocese of East Tennessee (2007—present)
Assistant Professor, School of Theology, Sewanee, TN (2001—present)

Education:
B. Mus. (1972) & B.A., Theology (1980), Immaculata College, Immaculata, PA
M. Ed., Elementary Education, West Chester University, West Chester, PA (1982)
M. Div. (1996) & D. Min. (2003), School of Theology, Sewanee, TN

Ordination:
Deacon, Diocese of East Tennessee (1996)
Priest, Diocese of East Tennessee (1997)

Sermons and Bible Studies

In Yann Martel’s Wonderful Novel…, Lent 2 (B) – 2006

March 12, 2006

In Yann Martel’s wonderful novel Life of Pi, twelve-year-old Pi decides to explore a number of different religions in his native India. He has a rather remarkable reflection on a […]

We’ve All Heard Little Kids…, Epiphany 2 (B) – 2006

January 15, 2006

We’ve all heard little kids holler at each other, “You ain’t seen nothing yet.” For a mother, that phrase can be horrifying because it usually means the kids are doing […]

We All Know…, Thanksgiving Day (A) – 2005

November 24, 2005

We all know that Scripture is made up of many different types of literature. But we don’t often think of Scripture as good theater. But when you think of it—there’s […]

Several Week Ago…, Proper 9 (A) – 2005

July 03, 2005

Several weeks ago on a gray afternoon in June, tourists in Tewkesbury Abbey in England experienced something rather unusual. A pure, clear, child’s voice floated in the dim light. It […]

The Chapel of the Cross Is Built…, Good Friday – 2005

March 25, 2005

The Chapel of the Holy Cross is built high into the side of a remote Arizona mountain. A pilgrim facing the chapel from the valley floor immediately sees the tall, […]

The Chapel of the Cross Is Built…, Good Friday – 2005

March 25, 2005

The Chapel of the Holy Cross is built high into the side of a remote Arizona mountain. A pilgrim facing the chapel from the valley floor immediately sees the tall, […]

The Chapel of the Cross Is Built…, Good Friday – 2005

March 25, 2005

The Chapel of the Holy Cross is built high into the side of a remote Arizona mountain. A pilgrim facing the chapel from the valley floor immediately sees the tall, […]

The Chapel of the Cross Is Built…, Good Friday – 2005

March 25, 2005

The Chapel of the Holy Cross is built high into the side of a remote Arizona mountain. A pilgrim facing the chapel from the valley floor immediately sees the tall, […]

The Chapel of the Cross Is Built…, Good Friday – 2005

March 25, 2005

The Chapel of the Holy Cross is built high into the side of a remote Arizona mountain. A pilgrim facing the chapel from the valley floor immediately sees the tall, […]

Take off Your Shoes, Maundy Thursday – 2005

March 24, 2005

Take off your shoes! Take—off—your—shoes. No, not literally—figuratively. But think about what that would look like in this place—in this holy space we worship in. All those feet—our feet. Many […]

The Reading for Today…, Lent 1 (A) – 2005

February 13, 2005

The reading for today from Matthew’s Gospel is an odd bit of Scripture, isn’t it? This particular passage is full of images. They’re very vivid images, so vivid that we […]

After Jesus Had Washed…, Good Friday – 2002

March 29, 2002

After Jesus had washed the feet of all the disciples, then Jesus turned their attention back to the table. He took bread and wine into his hands, blessed them, and […]

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