Can we liberate the psalms from their pious shackles? Can these ancient poems, songs and prayers speak into the 21st century in a way that includes the personal, but also embraces the political, the ecological and social dimensions of our lives?Read More
When you don’t give a flying f**k about the people in misery,
when you are happy to rape their land,
wipe out whole towns of peasants,
allow education and health care to become almost non-existent,
and in the process leave the nation
with insupportable debt for generations to come,
then it sure looks like some sort of idolatry is afoot.
Only idolatry can explain this sacrifice of people, land and the future.
Idols require sacrifice, and they have an insatiable appetite for children.