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Mary’s song, our song

The name Mary cried havoc and announced the day of the Lord’s deliverance from the bonds of oppression. Mary’s word to the angel, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord,” was the acceptance of a mantle, the mantle of Miriam, the sister and peer of Moses. Mary’s, “Let it be with me” was saying, in effect, “Bring it on.” Continue reading

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An apology

To those hurting and heartbreaking, angry and frustrated after yesterday’s vote in North Carolina: I’m sorry. I’m sorry that as a woman married to a man I am part of a majority that has said, “My love is sacred and … Continue reading

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Life and death, justice, humanity and God

When I was studying theology the first time around, long ago, I remember a discussion about the concepts of justice. Justice, we were taught, could be of one or more of four different characters: retributive, protective, deterrent, or reformative/rehabilitative. Retributive justice is … Continue reading

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