Holy Week in an Unholy World

“God understands our pain. That is good theology for Good Friday. And that kind of theology only happens when we connect the Bible to the world we live in. It happens when worship and activism meet. We don’t have to choose between faith and action. In fact we cannot have one without the other.” We [Read More...]

A Gentle Fraying: Observing a Homespun Lent, Week 7

Mary

On Good Friday, I try and live in that place of loss and uncertainty, that place of Mary. Only then am I able to scratch the surface of the wonder and miracle that is the Resurrection. [Read more...]

Did God Forsake Jesus On the Cross?

Christ of Saint John of the Cross, by Salvador Dali

When Mother Teresa’s private journals were published after her death, the surprising revelation was that she spoke of long periods where the sense of the absence of God was more real to her than God’s presence. In Mark’s version of the passion narrative Jesus utters a single saying from the cross: “My God, my God, [Read More...]


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