Narrative Lectionary: Called to Decolonize (Genesis 12:1-9)

Later this month will mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico as its 3.3 million residents still reeled from the impact of the often forgotten Hurricane Irma which hit the island just two weeks before. As I type these words, I whisper the name Raúl Pagán, my father’s cousin—que en… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Womanist Midrash

Book bloggers are required to say early on in a review if they received a free copy of a book in exchange for review. So, let me be clear: I bought BOTH my copies of Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne. Yes, I have two copies. I have my hard copy that… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: #ifIdieinpolicecustody

In 1993, I attended the Re-imagining Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  This conference  ignited controversy on so many levels.  Some women pastors returned from the conference to find they had been terminated from their positions. Some theologians and denominations even denounced the entire conference as heretical. I was a seminarian at the time.  I was glad… Read More