A Litany of Lament for Liberation: An Advent Reflection
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A Litany of Lament for Liberation: An Advent Reflection

By Kristan Pitts Advent is a season of paradox. It’s a season where we hold in tension the celebration of the birth of Christ and the anticipation of Christ’s second coming.  2020 has been an exercise of what it means to exist in tension. We have experienced a pandemic, increased visibility of structural injustice, polarizing political … Continue reading

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Psalms of Lament

I recently found myself reading an article by Walter Brueggemann, The Costly Loss of Lament.  The article is compelling.  Brueggeman points out that our modern church, in turning away from laments, has experienced a loss of genuine covenant interaction(:62).  This seems to hit home in the reality of the faith tradition I have grown up in.  This loss, leads to … Continue reading