Ghost Dancing a New Temple:
A Decolonizing Sermon on John 2:13-19
Online Resource Series - Multiple Formats
The text I’d like to explore with you today is that dangerous word in John 2 – Jesus’ promise to bring about a new temple and a new world for the oppressed. It’s a trickster Scripture, and I thought a good way to engage it would be through a story... because a tale might stoke our imaginations better than a prescriptive list of how to’s. As the indigenous poet Leslie Marmon Silko says, “Don’t be fooled, stories aren’t just entertainment. They're all we have – the most powerful medicine – to fight off sickness and death and the enemy" ...
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