Breath for Dry Bones

God starts the work of restoration not among the powerful and prominent, but among the nameless bones.

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“An intense religious experience, the exact nature of which is uncertain.”

All Saints, Brookline Transfiguration Sunday, February 7, 2015 Luke 9:28-36, (37-43) Let us pray: May we see. Amen. Sometimes, truth lurks in the footnotes. There, beneath the Gospel text, in The Oxford Annotated Bible, New Revised Standard Version with the Apocrypha, Third Edition 2001, there, where the font gets small and squished, some unnamed, unknown […]

Naming Truth: A Sermon on Being Set Free & The Armenian Genocide

Rev. Laura Everett, Executive Director, Massachusetts Council of Churches Ecumenical Armenian Vespers at Trinity Church in Boston Thursday April 23, 2014, 7:30pm Mark 5: 1-20 She spoke truth. With the clipped diction of a Boston Protestant from a certain social strata, the 75-year-old suffragette and abolitionist Julia Ward Howe climbs the stairs to the podium […]