Jesus, The First Feminist? Recovering the Souls of Women

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A girl doesn’t grow up dreaming of becoming a prostitute, it’s generally a profession born of necessity and driven by an insatiable market demand. In the ancient world when Jesus was around, women who were prostitutes were just called “sinners,” a blanket term that covered a multitude of necessary survival traits. Since a woman was […]

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What Does it Mean to Be Free?

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When one’s very spirit is enslaved to serving the powers of greed, reinforced by fear, discrimination, racism, violence and hatred, it requires a power from a different realm, and so Christ offers a different way, the power to be free at the root level. As the Sufi poet Rumi said in the 13th century, “perhaps you are searching among the branches for what can only found in the roots.” He was speaking of Divine love and its transformational power.

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