What questions arise if we take Jesus' warning literally?
Season after Pentecost | 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19; (Jeremiah 23:23-29; Psalm 82;) Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56
We preach the gospel of peace and justice. Are there divides between our words and actions?
by Hardy KimJuly 23, 2019
Fire is a dangerous image for Jesus to use, even if he doesn’t mean it literally. What kind of God would bring fire to the earth?
Jesus' parable of the so-called "wicked tenant farmers" is a textbook illustration—a parody, even—of the economic and political dynamics of empire.