[OSList] Right Place...
amanda at facilit8.com
Sat Apr 11 23:35:50 PDT 2020
Happy Easter Michael!
I like your find very much!
> On 12 Apr 2020, at 03:56, Michael Herman via OSList <oslist at lists.openspacetech.org> wrote:
> Hello friends,
> I got a chuckle today, reading a book called Tattoos on the Heart, written by a Jesuit priest named Greg Boyle. He's sort of famous for starting Homeboy Industries, a bunch of (legal) businesses run by (recovering/escaping) Los Angeles gang members.
> At one point he says, "Scripture scholars contend that the original language of the Beatitudes should not be rendered as "Blessed are the single-hearted" or "Blessed are the peacemakers" or "Blessed are those who struggle for justice." Greater precision in translation would say, "You're in the right place if... you are single-hearted or work for peace." The Beatitudes is not a spirituality, after all. It's a geography. It tells us where to stand.
> Sounded a lot like the four principles and our favorite scripture scholar.
> Michael Herman
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