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Posted in Emergent Conversation, Jesus on Nov 11th, 2008

Exhausted from global warming in oppressed Palestine, Jesus chilled at Jacob’s Well in the realm of “the other” called Samaria. Jesus’ cohort left him to buy organic at the nearest kiosk. A Samaritan woman-”the other to the second power”-approached the community’s gathering space, carrying the symbol of her status in a harsh patriarchal culture.

Jesus said, “Water […]

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Posted in Jesus, Ministry on Nov 9th, 2008

Jesus had to go through Samaria. At the sixth hour, tired and thirsty from his travels, Jesus sat down at Jacob’s Well near Sychar. A Samaritan woman came to draw water and seeing Jesus asked, “Sir, will you give me a drink?”

Startled, Jesus said, “How is it that you, a Samaritan, ask me, a Jew, for a […]

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Posted in Emergent Conversation, Theology on Nov 8th, 2008

The Bible: Slip, Sliding Away… by John W. Frye  

A good, upright Christian reached for the well-worn, well-read Bible. The Bible by itself shifted away from reach. Startled by this the Christian thought That’s odd. Reaching out again to take the Bible, it slid away again and leaped from the table to the floor. This alarmed the Christian. […]

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