Jesus’ TED Talk #2 (Matthew 10)

JesusTEDToday I wrote a guest post at Patheos –a really hospitable space for all kinds of religious and non-religious conversation.  It’s one of a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks, in which he Educates people in God’s new Design for a world that runs on the Technology called love.

This one leans heavily on Mimetic Theory — an anthropological description of the mechanics of human violence, human sacrifice in particular.

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  1. Seamus King says:

    This isn’t just good. It’s damn good.

    1. Thanks! I’ve been working on this concept for awhile now, and I’m happy with how it’s coming together. I’m hoping to make a conversation start over at Patheos; if you want to comment over there (It’s Disqus, just like this, so you should have to login again), that would be cool.

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