Posts tagged Lent
Justice in the Margins of Scripture

I grew up as a tried and true Evangelical in a modestly liberal church in Oregon. I was mostly unaware of “Evangelical culture” and expected all Christians to believe and behave as I did. It wasn’t until I was well into college and my studies as a Theology major that I learned about the Church calendar and the lectionary that millions of Christians follow. My first visit to Seattle Pacific University included an observation of a theology class where they happened to be studying the Apocrypha that day. I was shocked that there were books in their bibles that I had never heard of and all I could think was, “Why didn’t anyone ever tell me?”

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