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Tag Archives: #blacklivesmatter
What are we deconstructing?
This question was asked of Kevin Miller during this evening’s session of the online Collaborators Conference, a mimetic theory/theology conference that is a successor of sorts to the Theology and Peace Conference I attended once or twice while in grad … Continue reading
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Lectionary Reflection for the Day After Charlottesville
We are blessed on this nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time with readings that are very apt for the day after a white supremacist rally filled with rhetorical and literal violence. The first reading is from the book of Kings: the … Continue reading
Posted in Lectionary reflection Tagged #blacklivesmatter, 2 kings 19, mt 14, OT19A, psalm 85, racism, romans 9 Leave a comment
Advent, Day 9: How can God bear to look at us.
Word: God(Damn)It* Verse: Isaiah 23:5 Note that Isaiah 23 is not included in the Catholic Sunday lectionary. Since Catholics mostly hear the bible at mass, most of us don’t know this text. *I said I’d put profanity behind the jump, … Continue reading
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Happy Easter! It’s Easter Week, or the Octave (eight days) of Easter, or Bright Week — so called because in the early church, those who had been baptized at the Easter Vigil and clothed in white garments would continue to … Continue reading
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#RaceLetter and Other Resources for Catholics Discussing Racism
Roman Catholic Bishop Braxton of Belleville, IL wrote a pastoral letter on the racial divide in the United States for the World Day of Peace this year. In this letter, he expressed the hope that Catholics across the country would … Continue reading
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Remembering The Ones Who “Fit the Description”
The description wasn’t very specific: sex, race, age range. But the wealthy elite were sufficiently disturbed that they sent law enforcement out in force, with a tacit understanding that a blind eye would be turned towards any “overly aggressive tactics” … Continue reading
Listen: A #StayWokeAdvent Lectionary Reflection
The lectionary omits portions of today’s passage from 2 Samuel to make the reading shorter. The first time I read it in its entirety, it seriously cracked me up: Did I ask you to build me a house? David thought … Continue reading
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