Tag: social justice

Like Rolling Waters: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 6 November 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 6 November 2011 (21st Sunday after Pentecost, Year A) Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 and Psalm 78:1-7  •  Wisdom of Solomon 6:12-16 or Amos 5:18-24 andWisdom of Solomon 6:17-20 or Psalm 70  •  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18  •  Matthew 25:1-13 I don’t suppose I should be surprised when Biblical texts present intellectual challenges, but Chris Gehrz’s recent post on “rally texts” for activist Christianity makes me…

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Chris Gehrz asks when Micah 6:8 became the rallying call for activist Christianity Saint Benedict, Occupy Wall Street, and… Saint Benedict and WHAT? The American organizations which won’t abide U.S. citizens on presidential hit lists  More translations of the Iliad?  Really? The late great planet bookstore Cue Adam Sandler: Leon Trotsky?  Kind of a Jew!…