Jesus, Marriage, and Divorce

Three years ago, when I was a seminarian, I remember listening to Luis preach a sermon about these lessons.  I don’t remember the whole sermon, but I do remember Luis beginning by summoning all of that theological heft we’ve been missing during his sabbatical, all of that gravitas Luis has when he preaches.  So three … Continue reading Jesus, Marriage, and Divorce

David, Salome, and Dancing with God

At the heart of today’s readings are two dances, two VERY different stories about dance.  We have David dancing before the Ark of the Covenant, and we have Salome (who Mark mistakenly calls Herodias, which is her mother’s name.  We know her name was Salome from Josephus, a Jewish historian of the time.)  Salome dances … Continue reading David, Salome, and Dancing with God