Tag: Protest Poetry

Background of lit white votive candles. Text in foreground reads: May the light never cease to disturb us, Leaning into the light of the Magnifict

A Magnificat Protest — Sermon for Advent 4

The more I learn about Mary, the more I love how much of a rebellious world-shaker she is. I left behind the image of a meek, mild, plump middle-age woman sweetly humming a lullaby long ago; but even today I’m constantly surprised at just how daring Mary truly was. The Magnificat is a radically political poem that dares to stand…