Thursday, November 10, 2016

Jesus: Bleeding or Bulletproof?

Thank you to Rachel Elizabeth Asproth for her blog post  on justice vs. empire in the life of Jesus.

She writes:
Clearly, Jesus knew all about the human instinct for empire. He also knew a simple but profound truth: all empires fall.
So will ours.
...But a God who bleeds is irrelevant, even threatening, to Christians who worship a bulletproof Jesus.

These words of truth help me as I sit with the reality we must all face today, November 10, 2016.

What doesn't help: knowing that many of my fellow evangelicals supported Trump.  And I do mean fellows as in males. by Elizabeth Dias  by Emily McFarlan Miller and Jerome Socolovsky, Editor in Chief of RNS

Thank you to Religion News Service for these links.

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