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Mercy and Misogyny
I picked up a nice little brochure on the Year of Mercy at my parish in December. It had a lot of good information in it, including a handy checklist of the spiritual and corporal works of mercy; and it … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Feminist theology Tagged mary magdalen, mercy, sexism 2 Comments
The Woman Taken in Adultery: An Imaginative Retelling of John 8:2-11
Shortly after the morning meal, one of the stable hands at the inn came upon a man and woman having sex in one of the empty stalls. He raised a hue and cry, and soon all the servants and half … Continue reading
Posted in Feminist theology Tagged john 8, mercy, mimetic 2 Comments
Hail Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy
In honor of today’s feast of the Immaculate Conception, which opens the Jubilee Year of Mercy, I thought I would do a close read of this traditional Catholic prayer, also known as the Salve Regina. If you only know the … Continue reading
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 will begin the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Popes have proclaimed a Jubilee Year from time to time since at least the fifteenth century. It’s inspired by the practice of Jubilee Years described in the Shared Scriptures, … Continue reading