But it’s invisible to us now. Made invisible to us, Disappeared behind Constantine’s sword And stories reduced to piety tales about how I can get my little individual sins forgiven And we wave our little palms Smile at the children in their little parades And crown Jesus who never wore a crown In our sanctuaries… Continue reading Palm Sunday: Why Do We Tell This Story?
My latest podcast. An anti-imperial re-reading of Romans.
My latest podcast tackles the four encounter stories in the Gospel of John that are used during this year’s Lent cycle of lectionary readings. I go hard on resisting anti-Jewish readings of these stories. Let me know what you think.
My latest podcast, about Ash Wednesday and giving up something that matters for the work of collective liberation.
Some of you may know I work at a goat farm every Wednesday. Last year on Ash Wednesday I wrote this reflection after working all afternoon. It still feels very true, at the end of another Ash Wednesday partially spent working at the farm. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Ash Wednesday, 2016 I’m shoveling out… Continue reading To Muck We Shall Return
My most recent podcast takes on the “Transfiguration” story in Matthew in the context of solidarity work with my friend Jeanette who claimed sanctuary as an act of resistance against her deportation last week.
My latest, tackling the problematic conquest narrative of Exodus. And Lady Gaga, maybe.