Nationalism and Holy Week

Nationalism and Holy Week

Jesus encountered religious nationalists seeking to overthrow Rome during the final week of his life. As the week progressed, these insurrectionists played a pivotal role in his execution. After his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, religious nationalists began to think...
Entering the Darkness of Holy Week

Entering the Darkness of Holy Week

The United States suffered two mass shootings, one in Atlanta, Georgia, and the other in Boulder, Colorado, during a seven-day period. With the cries of the victims and their families still echoing in our ears, the Christian church prepares to enter Holy Week in...
‘Truth and Hope’

‘Truth and Hope’

“Truth and Hope: Essays for A Perilous Age” is a timely new book by Walter Brueggemann. “Truth-telling is grounded in the God who will not be mocked by our illusions,” he writes. “Hope is God-grounded in the conviction that even our wayward resistance does not negate...
Rediscovering Life

Rediscovering Life

As the global community continues to confront the evils of COVID-19, Christians awake to one of the most peculiar Holy Weeks ever encountered. Entering Holy Week within a worldwide pandemic that has forced people inside their homes feels almost like an...