Friday, April 6, 2012

Friday Quote

"In many places such miracle-anticipating imperatives sound strange but not in this miracle-prone community. Such miracle-anticipating imperatives sound embarrassing in a military-industrial community where everything is on program. They sound strange in church communities inured into technological horizons. They sound strange in bourgeois communities of the self-sufficient, where little is hoped and little is expected and, consequently, little is asked. And when asked, that little asking is timid and polite and deferential. But not here. Not in this community. Not with these bodies voiced. Not with pain brought candidly, hopefully to speech. Not in address to this Thou, whose work is in, with, under, and stunningly beyond our little systems that have their day and cease to be." - Walter Brueggemann, Disruptive Grace

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