Jesus’ Mom Was A Punk

My kind of Mary

Article by Roger Wolsey

Reblogged from Faith Forward at Patheos.com

Knocked-up, teen-aged Mary was the first punk singer and the first rock & roller.  When she learned that she would bear the Christ-child, she sang a song.  It was a song of praise.  And it was a song of protest.  She celebrates that God is about to do something new in the world.

She was celebrating that God was about to turn the world upside-down, knock the wealthy oppressors off their pedestals, lift up those who’ve been oppressed, and usher-in a new reign of social justice and reconciliation.

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I would add, just in case anyone else needs proof of Mary’s badass credentials, that she made a journey of about a hundred miles from Galilee to Judea: alone and on foot while pregnant.  If that’s not tough, then I don’t know what is.

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