Why am I here

Photo credit: Alexander Solomon This reflection was originally performed at The Prophet’s  “Tongues of Fire” spoken word event.  By Melissa Martinez It’s the question I keep asking myself. Over and over. Someone commits yet another microaggression against me. Why am I here? My heart yearns for the land that my Daddy’s bones are returning too. I... Continue Reading →

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Photo credit: Alexander Solomon These blackout poems were originally performed at The Prophet’s  “Tongues of Fire” spoken word event.  By Kristen Jensen Kristen Jensen is a second year Master of Divinity student focusing on chaplaincy and death studies. She also works in Student Affairs at BU. She loves hiking, plants, and her chihuahua Mary Jo.

Just a little wind

Photo credit: Alexander Solomon This poem was originally performed at The Prophet’s  “Tongues of Fire” spoken word event.  By Kyle Walden Thomas comes in: I think your tent is flying away I panic, but that won’t do I leave my breakfast without question and see a tent like a plastic bag in the wind violently tumbling... Continue Reading →

Speech Becoming Flesh

Photo credit: Alexander Solomon This reflection was originally an opening statement performed at The Prophet's  "Tongues of Fire" spoken word event.  By Laura Ellis We are here to speak, to listen, and to be heard. And what a powerful thing that is. What a powerful thing words are. Powerful as both life-giving liberation and devastating destruction. The... Continue Reading →

What is Theology?

This reflection is part of a collection of responses to the theme: “What is Theology?”  By Daniel Lawlor    What is Theology? The song of the rainy day The rhythm when you just want to cry But can’t When the internal feelings are brimming up at the surface And external sound reverberates Ripples against the... Continue Reading →

What is Theology: An International Student Perspective

This reflection is part of a collection of responses to the theme: “What is Theology?”  By Rev. Andri Purnawan with contribution from DongGun Sim International Students have diverse perspectives about theology. This article will present a theological understanding from three different perspectives. The first comes from the personal statement of international student members; the second... Continue Reading →

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