Why is it so hard to talk about politics and religion? I asked some folks about it, and here’s what they said. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube channel, or subscribe to this blog in the column to the left.
With every step Jesus took into and within Jerusalem, he pushed against the status quo of fear and oppression. He pushed the Jewish leadership in their cooperation with the empire. He pushed the Roman leadership, riding that thin line between nuisance and seditionist. The leaders saw that the crowd was getting behind Jesus, drawn to … Continue reading “BlogPost: Holy Week – Day 4”
Sister Margaret Scott (see previous post) skillfully weaves the liturgy of the Easter Vigil (a lot of liturgy and a lot of scripture) into an example in the Roman Catholic tradition (and some Protestant traditions) of how the Eucharistic meal reflects the covenants God has made with God’s people through Israel and Jesus the Christ. … Continue reading “BlogPost: Eucharist as Embodied Covenant”