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Witness: From Thin to Thick

The following was written for and presented at a plenary panel on “Work, Worship, and Witness” at the tenth annual Society of Vineyard Scholars conference, May 2, 2019, Minneapolis. Early on the morning of the resurrection, while it was still dark, the Gospel of John tells us that Mary Magdalene is weeping at the tomb. […]

Prayer as Movement

When I lived in Israel, my favourite “holy site” – by far – was the Garden of Gethsemane. Christian tradition holds¬†Gethsemane as the place¬†where Jesus heaved in gruelling prayer (even sweating drops of blood, according to the gospel of Luke) prior to being betrayed and arrested. Suitably, the episode is often described as “the Agony.” […]