Vanishing Jesus and the Mystical Coming of Christ: A Lectionary Reflection on Mark 1:29-39

When people most seek him, Jesus runs away. When people finally get an inkling, a glimpse of who he is, Jesus disappears. When people at last realize that there is something different about this teacher and healer, Jesus vanishes, eager almost in his need to be absent and alone. Unwilling to be found, to be [Read More…]