The Common Good

Results for the fall

Shalom and Gender Justice
Originally Posted: 09/17/2013 - 10:16am | Type: Blog

It is only after the fall of humanity — when we decided not to trust God’s ways, when we decided to grab at our own way to peace and gratification — that women were subjected to men. ...

A Man Had Two Sons — Luke 15:11
Originally Posted: 04/22/2013 - 11:39am | Type: Blog

It’s one of the deepest and most enduring themes of the Bible; from Cain and Abel, Isaac and Ishmael, Esau and Jacob, and many more — the two sons, with jealousy, strife, and even murder between them, and almo ...

A Tree-of-Life Politics of Abundance
Originally Posted: 10/26/2012 - 12:11pm | Type: Blog

When people talk about the fall of humanity in the Jewish Genesis story, we never talk much about the Tree of Life. When people talk about the fall of humanity in the Jewish Ge ...

Is Work a Punishment From God?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2012 - 4:25pm | Type: Blog

On the first Monday of September, America honors working stiffs by taking a paid day off. But does Labor Day celebrate an enterprise that God intended to be a punishment? On the f ...