In this session, Rick Ufford-Chase explores a collective, reparationist reading of the Ten Commandments, which appears in this week’s lectionary. These texts, which are normally experienced as referring to personal morality, have been used to target and persecute those whose speech or behavior is seen as deviant from the norm.
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Produced by Music Media Ministry
Music by Warren Cooper
Special thanks to Los Angeles Indymedia and LiveWire Calgary for use of the photos.
Youtube Videos Referenced in Rick's Teaching:
- Mary, Don't You Weep, by Aretha Franklin
-‘Slave Bible’ Removed Passages To Instill Obedience And Uphold Slavery, by NBC Nightly News
- An Ante-Bellum Sermon: Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin portrays Paul Laurence Dunbar, by WVXU 91.7 Cincinnati
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