Tearing Down the Walls of our Own House: Theological Reflections on Structural Racism

May 18, 2016


"LOOK, WHAT MAGNIFICENT STRUCTURES!" (Mk 13:1). Jesus’ disciples cower,

fascinated, before the Jerusalem Temple edifice. It is indeed a magnificent structure,

bigger than life, architectural symbol of their social project. But Mark's Jesus

refuses to be impressed, for he understands what they do not. This House must be

deconstructed in order to make possible a more human society that will be pleasing

to the true "owner of the House" (Mk 13:35). Click here for the full article

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