Subversive Carols: We Three Kings

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “We Three Kings” by John Henry Hopkins, Jr. We threeContinue reading “Subversive Carols: We Three Kings”

Subversive Carols: Lo How a Rose Ere Blooming

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “Lo How a Rose Ere Blooming” by Theodore Baker Lo,Continue reading “Subversive Carols: Lo How a Rose Ere Blooming”

Subversive Carols: Wonderful Christmastime

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney The moon is rightContinue reading “Subversive Carols: Wonderful Christmastime”

Subversive Carols: Jingle Bells

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “Jingle Bells” by James Lord Pierpont Dashing through the snowContinue reading “Subversive Carols: Jingle Bells”

Subversive Carols: Once In Royal David’s City

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “Once in Royal David’s City” by Cecil Frances Alexander andContinue reading “Subversive Carols: Once In Royal David’s City”

Subversive Carols: Have A Holly, Jolly Christmas

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas” by Johnny Marks HaveContinue reading “Subversive Carols: Have A Holly, Jolly Christmas”

Subversive Carols: Little Drummer Boy

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “The Little Drummer Boy” by Katherine Kennicott Davis Come theyContinue reading “Subversive Carols: Little Drummer Boy”

Subversive Carols: The Friendly Beasts

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often not pointed out. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! “The Friendly Beasts” by Robert Davis  Jesus, our brother,Continue reading “Subversive Carols: The Friendly Beasts”

Subversive Carols: Do You Hear What I Hear?

This series will interpret our beloved Christmas and Advent carols not as sentimental songs, but as a challenge to the status quo. Many of these subversive themes are already found in the lyrics, yet are often overlooked. Enjoy the 12 days of Subversive Carols! Do you hear what I hear? by  Noël Regney and music by Gloria ShayneContinue reading “Subversive Carols: Do You Hear What I Hear?”

shut down the school of the americas!

Tomorrow morning, me and a group of 11 others will leave from Union Theological Seminary to Fort Benning, Georgia to protest the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation ((WHINSEC) previously known as the School of the Americas). This is a US Army training facility for military persons from South and Central America. They are taught theContinue reading “shut down the school of the americas!”