Jonah Is (Is) Swallowed Up One Last Time

Religion is remembering;┬ácalling back something we didn’t know we knew that grounds us and lends continuity and meaning to our days. (re-“again”┬álegere – “to read”)300px-Prophet_Jonah

Violence is forgetting, denying, making discontinuous, or annihilating the past and stripping away identity and the security of the present. By stealing backstory we take away identity and belonging as well as livelihood and safety. What is left is the frighteningly transient quality of the Now, Continue reading