“This is our hope as disciples. It is not what Marx and others rightly decried as a promised escape from earth into a spiritual heaven. Rather, our hope is in the undaunted power of the Creator to continue to bring forth life from earth, despite all the efforts of empire to crush it.”
As we look forward to Easter this Sunday, theologian activists Wes Howard-Brook and Sue Johnson reflect on the resurrection narrative of John 20 and its good news for all creation.
Part of the “Ecological Lectionary”, a series exploring the weekly texts of the Revised Common Lectionary through an ecological lens.