What does it mean to be a citizen? What does it mean to be a productive participant in our society? There is a checklist and unfortunately, the items on that list have typically been determined by people with privilege – the privilege of whiteness, the privilege of maleness, the privilege of heteronormative lifestyle, the privilege of economic power. Continue reading This Day
…the promise of resurrection seemed like pie in the sky by and by. It was a dream deferred, a thing with feathers that has flown off to perch somewhere else. Continue reading Practicing Hope
…though their world lay in shattered ruins around them, they still thought of themselves as righteous bringers of peace… as God’s chosen healers of a broken world. Continue reading Baby Food for Fools
(Sermon re-printed here with permission of our 2nd child Calelia Cristian Avery) Am I My Sibling’s Keeper Genesis 4:3-10 Preached on January 31,2015 … Continue reading Am I My Sibling’s Keeper?
So I wrote a little something for Interpretation Journal. I am posting the link below. I hope you’ll give it … Continue reading Habakkuk, Justice and Me
Somebody somewhere asked for my list of feminist theologians. It was very late. Wine was involved. So here a preliminary … Continue reading Feminist theology: A very briefly annotated, very small bibliography
A meditation offered at the annual Seven Last Words of Jesus Good Friday Service (East Bay Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance) The Third … Continue reading Woman, behold your son.