Video: Bartimaeus Institutes and that Really Old Time Religion

bartimaeuslogo2There is no better Bible-buster/activist teaching today than Ched Myers and the good folks at Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries. Here are two up-coming residential week-long intensives–the Bartimaeus Institutes–in lovely Ventura County, CA, for you to check out. And watch the fantastic video! It’s visually rich and theologically exciting.

January 18-22: “A N.T. Theology and Diverse Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking.” We are pleased to announce that Revs. Murphy Davis (right) and Eduard Loring of the Open Door Community in Atlanta will be joining Rev. Nelson and Joyce Johnson of the Beloved Community Center and Rev. Geoff Broughton from Sydney, Australia as special guests. Murphy and Nelson were interviewees for the second volume of Elaine & Ched’s Ambassadors of
Reconciliation project.

February 22-26: “Ecojustice, Sabbath Economics and Luke’s Gospel.” This Institute is co-sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, whose missionary Dorothy Stang (right) was martyred in Brazil five years ago. We’ll hear her story and Ched will look at Year C lections from the third gospel as they relate to our economic and environmental crisis.

Watch the video!

1 thought on “Video: Bartimaeus Institutes and that Really Old Time Religion”

  1. “From Slavery to Freedom” can happen! We need modern human being who have made this journey. Blessed are the Poor, the Peacemakers, those who love the environment, their neighbor, their enemy to the death like Jesus. Such people do exist. I would like to bring to your attention Dorothy Stang who while she was being shot cried with all her heart to her killers, “Blessed are the Poor.” Around her 73 year old body, deep in the Amazon, while the rain cleansed her body, her killer pumped six shots into her back and head. This is the living Bible. Bartimaeus I wish you well.
    David Stang

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