“This is the picture of a woman cast in the role of a learner, a pupil, even a rabbinic student. Quite obviously this is a prohibited role for women in those days and in that culture. Yet Jesus affirms Mary in that role. Martha, however, rebukes her. Martha demands that Jesus order Mary to abandon the pupil role for the more acceptable domestic role of assisting with the dinner preparations. Jesus supports Mary and defends her consciousness-raising act by stating that she has elected a higher choice.” - John Shelby Spong
Jakarta, 6 October 2015
A Christian Pilgrim
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Tuesday October 6, Gospel Story is of Martha and Mary. Today is Sister Natalie's Birthday . Sister Natalie is 98 years Young - Happy Birthday from all your sisters.
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