Finding a narrative (Alison, 2007)

Finding a narrative (Alison, 2007)

http://www.jamesalison.co.uk/texts/eng43.html

God squads, the world over, and in all religions, want quick decisive rulings which separate good from bad. But Jesus throws a monkey wrench in the decisive-ruling machine works. He tells them that before you can apply the word of God, you need to have dwelt under it, and sunk into its digestive juices for a long, long time, so as to make quite sure that you are not using it to sacrifice people, but instead, to show them God’s mercy and love.

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