Daybreak

Psalm 90 is one of my favorites. It opens with “In every age, O God, you have been our refuge.” The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (2013) opens Psalm 90 this way: God, it seems you’ve been our home forever; long before the mountains were born, Long before you brought earth itself to birth, … More Daybreak

Standing with Those Who Are Oppressed

In this second of three sessions on liberation theology and spirituality, we move from Peru (Gustavo Gutiérrez) and Brazil (Leonardo Boff) to the El Salvador of the 1980s. The overall theme is “salvation, suffering, and martyrdom.” Setting the context historically and geographically is important if we are to read and interpret the Scriptures from the … More Standing with Those Who Are Oppressed