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Modern Patriarchy

That moment when… you throw out something in a blog post that is completely untrue. In my post on Patriarchy and Homosexuality this past Saturday I wrote: Patriarchy is a system that nobody today agrees with or lives by. I had so many good intentions with that one. I wanted to have a little Kumbaya […]

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Ahmed Mohamed, Fear, and Love

Ahmed Mohamed. Guilty of being smart and brown. Guilty of being precocious and Muslim? Arab? He built a clock. He was taken into custody and would only say it was a clock. Because… well… it was a clock. Here’s a persecution worth getting worked up about. Or maybe it’s better to say that here is […]

Generosity

Generosity and Justice

This week on LectioCast I had a chance to think about the juxtaposition of these two proverbs: Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of anger will fail. Those who are generous are blessed, for they share their bread with the poor. (Proverbs 22:8-9) Reading these two verses side-by-side got me to thinking: […]