An anarchistic reading of the Bible—(1) Approaching the Bible

Originally posted on Thinking Pacifism:
Ted Grimsrud—January 25, 2015 [This post is a continuation of the conversation about anarchism that I have started in this blog in months past—the most recent post was “More thinking about an ‘anarchistic’ Christianity” on December 15, 2014. It’s an introduction to a series of seven or eight posts that…

Ceremony — Leslie Marmon Silko

I will tell you something about stories, [he said] They aren’t just for entertainment. Don’t be fooled They are all we have, you see, all we have to fight off illness and death. You don’t have anything if you don’t have the stories. Their evil is mighty but it can’t stand up to our stories….