Matthew Gindin

Matthew Gindin is a freelance journalist focusing in interfaith philosophizing and social justice issues. He is the pacific correspondent for the Canadian Jewish News and writes regularly for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The Forward, The Jewish Independent and the Wisdom Daily. He has been published in Religion Dispatches, Situate Magazine, The Zen Site, and elsewhere.

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What Would Jesus Tweet?

by Matthew Gindin 11-06-2017

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@JesusofNaz316 has a funny-sad-outraged quality. He sometimes uses the platform for irony or jokes, but more frequently for protest — sometimes against general injustice, but more often against the hypocrisy of Christians. His account, which has more than 16,000 followers, has been active since 2010. He is followed by progressive clergy like Diana Butler Bass and Rachel Held Evens and rabbis Danya Ruttenberg and Jonah Geffen, along with theologians and pastors from across denominations.