Responding to a Sadducee

Resurrection
is not “a conjuring trick with bones,”*
nor is the resurrection
a reality-tv show about the life
of seven brothers and their
unnamed widow-sister-wife
Resurrection is not undone
by the cynicism of the resurrected one
blinking, bewildered in the sun,
wondering with trepidation
exactly what it is that has just begun.

*http://www.theguardian.com/books/1999/sep/04/books.guardianreview10

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing , and Whom Shall I Fear? Urgent Questions for Christians in an Age of Violence, both from Upper Room Books. She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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