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,” http://www.journeywithjesus.net/Essays/20150323JJ.shtml.
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,” https://prushton.wordpress.com/2011/04/18/riding-colts-down-american-thoroughfares-how-palm-sunday-informs-our-engagement-with-culture/.
Ched Myers, “Palm Sunday as Subversive Street Theatre,” http://radicaldiscipleship.net/2015/03/26/palm-sunday-as-subversive-street-theatre-sixth-sunday-in-lent-mk-111-11/.