Archives for Apr 22, 2011 @ 11:27

The Death of Jesus

The Crucifixion of Jesus 32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross. 33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”). 34 There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he [Read More…]

An Atoning Death

On Good Friday we remember the story of Jesus’ death. We participate in that death through eucharist and in faith. And we celebrate the good news of that death in thinking and pondering the immense love of God for us — to clear our debt, to shoulder our load, and to remove our sins. Perhaps [Read More…]

More Like Prayer 4

Was Jesus political? Was his mission to form a “political body”? Was he withdrawn from society forming a conventicle? Was he out to transform the powers? How do you see these questions? John Howard Yoder’s last book, published posthumously on the basis of his lectures in Warsaw (Poland), Nonviolence – a Brief History: The Warsaw [Read More…]