Sunday, April 20, 2014

"At the Heart of Easter is a Woman"


http://www.onbeing.org/blog/heart-easter-sunday-woman/4118?utm_source=On+Being+Newsletter&utm_campaign=fcfa2666f2-20140419_David_Isay_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1c66543c2f-fcfa2666f2-69799673

..."These few lines from the Gospel of John hold great meaning for us. It’s a woman who rises early and walks through darkness to visit the tomb. It’s a woman who stays to mourn, unafraid of her grief. And it’s this particular woman, shunned by society, who is first called by the risen Jesus.The denominations that still deny women their place at the altar, might take another look at John 20..."

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