Nevertheless, She Persisted

Much has been made of the official rebuking of Senator Elizabeth Warren on the floor of the Senate this past week for reading a letter Coretta Scott King wrote in 1986 about our new Attorney General Jeff Sessions. There is so much patriarchal bullshit wrapped in this action. A woman was silenced for reading something…

Well Behaved Women

This is a sermon I preached many years ago in chapel at Columbia Theological Seminary, in the days before Marci had a blog.  The story of Ruth is in the Narrative Lectionary this week, and while this is not the sermon I’m preaching Sunday, it still has something to say. Ruth 4:9-10a and 13-17 1st…