Holy Spirit: Lust, Life and Love

Our newest group blogger Jason Derr offers some rowdy ramblings on the Holy Spirit today: “Of course the Holy Spirit is not a gentleman. The word for Spirit used in the New Testament is feminine; the Holy Spirit is a Lady. Like Wisdom before her Spirit is the place where God becomes Goddess, where God becomes feminine and sexual and seductive. But the Lady – this She of God – is dangerous.” [Read more…]

Pentecost Meditation: “The Inside Story”

We’re all familiar with the dramatic story of Pentecost recounted in Acts 2:2-12, complete with a rush of wind and tongues of fire. That’s a story we can imagine viewing from the sidelines, as spectators. This Pentecost I’m going to focus on the “inside story,” of Pentecost. My question is “what is the Pentecost that is going on in each of our inner lives that finds expression in our communal lives? [Read more…]