Monthly Archives: August 2021

The Crucifixion of Jesus.

Richard Rohr writes: Two theologians I deeply respect, Marcus Borg (1942-2015) and John Dominic Crossan (b. 1934), offer important historical and symbolic context for the crucifixion of Jesus. The theory of ‚Äúsubstitutionary atonement‚ÄĚ only became dominant in recent centuries. This common Christian understanding goes far beyond what the New Testament says. Of course, sacrificial imagery… Read more »

Surely God is in this place!

On Wednesday evening when we met, those words came into my mind as we shared real sadnesses and yet found laughter quick to follow. The words are from Jacob’s encounter with God at Bethel and that was our them this morning in a very rainy day in the park! After some deep silence we read… Read more »