Procession of the Ridiculous


An undomesticated look at the Palm Processional and just how funny, just how serious, and just how dangerous it was for Jesus to ride a baby donkey into the eastern gate of Jerusalem while Pontius Pilate was riding a stallion into the western gate. Pastor Megan reflects on these two very different processions and invites us to consider: Which procession will we join?

Listen here. A few notes below.

Debie Thomas, The Clown King,”

Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan, The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’s Final Days in Jerusalem.

Philip Rushton, “Riding Colts Down American Thoroughfares: How Palm Sunday informs our engagement with culture,”

Ched Myers, “Palm Sunday as Subversive Street Theatre,”

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