Our (God) Problem with Patriarchy

"I do nothing on my own authority, but speak just as the Father taught me" (John 8:28b). "I know that his commandment is eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me... The Father is greater than I...  [so] I do as the Father has commanded me" (John 12:50; 14:28b,... Continue Reading →

Holy, Hidden, Father

I've written elsewhere about Jesus as "son of the carpenter" (Mt. 13:55).  This short statement from the gospel can be understood in terms of Christ's unique filial relationship to both God the Heavenly Father, and divine architect of the universe; and St Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary, the human provider and protector of Jesus... Continue Reading →

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