This website is for the weekly Scripture in Context offerings written by Tom O’Brien, a Canon and Examining Chaplain for Holy Scripture in the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida. The writings presented by Tom are those prescribed in the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sundays. In general, the Alternate Reading from the Hebrew Bible is considered.
Tom has been a Lay Deputy to the last four Episcopal Church General Conventions and is a member of the Council of Advice to the President of the House of Deputies. Tom has been teaching courses on the Bible and Theology for the last 15 years in various venues. He holds degrees from Notre Dame (magna cum laude), Yale Law School, and an M.A. in Theology (summa cum laude) from St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach, FL. He and his wife, Alison, live in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.