as seen on r/radicalchristianity: Examine thoroughly, you elect brother, every word of the sixteenth chapter of Matthew! There you will find that no one can believe in Christ unless he has previously become like him. When the elected person becomes conscious of his own unbelief, he abandons all his contrived faith, all that he has … Continue reading Thomas Müntzer on true faith
The Euro-Amerikan "left" has completely mystified the question of class consciousness. They see in every labor strike, in the slightest twitch for reform, examples of proletarianism. Some "socialist scholars" (a self-awarded title, to be sure) conduct almost anthropological expeditions into the settler masses, seeing in every remembered folk song or cultural nuance some profound but … Continue reading Class Consciousness & Struggle: An Excerpt from Settlers
from the folks at Occupy PHA
In the season of July 4th, countless apostate churches across the so-called U.S. will honor empire this Sunday. To those churches, we declare Isaiah 66 (The Message): Your acts of worship are acts of sin: Your sacrificial slaughter of the ox is no different from murdering the neighbor; Your offerings for worship, no different from … Continue reading God’s Word to the Churches of Empire
From Quaker Insurrection on facebook, referencing the upcoming ICE round-up of families: What is the point of an hour a week in silence? To nourish our spirits? To sustain a sense of community? To have a shared ritual? Your messages and vocal ministry, your moments of deep silence, are vile when the Spirit is demanding … Continue reading What is your meeting doing about it?
Not the biggest fan of Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, but his March 2019 newsletter had some gems about the uniqueness and importance of communal, "charismatic" prayer: In the Charismatic Renewal, prayer manifests itself in a new form compared to the past: that of a prayer in-group or a group prayer. By taking part in them one … Continue reading Communal, Charismatic Prayer
A poem by Carol Bialock, a Sister in the Society of the Sacred Heart and poet. From her upcoming book, Coral Castles: Give up your separateness. For whom does the bell toll? It tolls for you. Who is crowned queen? You are—and beggar, fool, and clown. That is the sin: to be only your puny … Continue reading The Ultimate Sin by Carol Bialock