The Text This Week provides links to texts, rituals, prayers, and movies related to Maundy Thursday. Helpful for those preparing to lead their Maundy services, or to those who’d like more background to their worship.
Northwest Anglican provides a Maundy Thursday reflection from Medieval mystic and theologian Thomas à Kempis, from his book “On the Passion of Christ According to the Four Evangelists.”
The blog Archbishop Cranmer presents a short devotion on the Last Supper.
Rev. James Martin, over at the Huffington Post, has an interesting article on the historical reasons why Judas betrayed Jesus. Most of the interest lies in Martin’s attempt to explain Judas as a character to the actor Sam Rockwell, who played Judas in a Broadway play and wanted to know more about the character to prepare for the role.
Russell E. Saltzman, over at First Things, has some good Midwestern straight-talk on how to preach about Jesus’ death and resurrection.