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A Fascinating Discovery

Ways of Knowing A Fascinating Discovery Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Those of us who live in the West and experience the privilege of being white tend to gloss over the important fact that Jesus lived in an occupied territory. He was not part of the dominant culture. Rather, his familial and cultural land was occupied by a powerful adversary. This is essential to understanding his teachings and the Gospel. Text without context is… Continue Reading A Fascinating Discovery

Helen Fitzgerald

Helen Fitzgerald shared with us the risky work of building relationships of real caring between supposed enemies. In November 2015, Helen travelled to Israel and Palestine as part of an international delegation to practice Compassionate Listening. Compassionate Listening is a process of transformative listening in the midst of adversarial relationships. The group participated in listening… Continue Reading Helen Fitzgerald