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Jesus Was Killed For National Security Reasons: Good Friday, Fear, and Muslim Surveillance

"On Good Friday, Jesus reveals that we don’t have to live by a poltics fear. In fact, he frees us from fear, even the fear of death. Faith in Jesus means that we no longer have to kill or exclude others for the sake of national security. Rather, faith means trusting in Jesus, the one who calls us to love and forgive our neighbors, including those we call our enemies." - Adam Ericksen on Good Friday

The Political Subversion of Palm Sunday

Adam Ericksen claims that Palm Sunday is politically subversive. "The Gospel of Jesus subverts the politics of violence because the Gospels is the politics of humility, service, forgiveness, and a nonviolent love that embraces all people, but especially those we call our enemies."