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Tag: hierarchy

True Vines and True Branches

If Jesus is a vine, can we really accept a theology which permits us to sit back and take without contributing anything ourselves?

The World Turned Upside Down

Mary, an unmarried peasant girl, is pregnant. Though scarcely an intimidating figure, her words in the song ascribed to her in Luke’s Gospel—known as “The Magnificat”—ought to make those of us who are privileged people stop to think, if not to fear.