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The Sign of Jonah

The sign of Jonah (Luke 11:29-32) is a sign of contradiction. That is, the sign mirrors the contradiction of a people called to prophesy who, instead, flee their calling. The Book of Jonah, as part of the Hebrew Scriptures, is … Continue reading

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Incubus 1966 [Movie Script in Esperanto]

Part of human ageing is the rediscovery of youthful passions, but without the passion. One of my passions was Esperanto, an “art-language” (Eo: artlingvo) composed and published in 1887 by Ludoviko Zamenhof, a Jewish-Polish physician. In 1957, at age 17, … Continue reading

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Creating a disturbance in the temple

Another talk I gave last Sunday, on the gospel story about Jesus chasing merchants and moneychangers out of the temple (John 2:13-25). I’d like to begin with the gospel acclamation: “God loved the world so much, he gave his only … Continue reading

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