Ritual And Community

The Passover was a meal to be observed in community.  Although it was originally taken as a household, everyone did it at the same time and in the same time (Exodus 12:46-47,6,8).  Later when Israel had settled in the land, everyone journeyed to Jerusalem in order to celebrate it as a nation (Deuteronomy 16:1-7). It was aContinue reading “Ritual And Community”

Consider Yourself At Home (Oliver)

Oliver! is the stage adaptation of the Dickens’s classic, Oliver Twist.  It was later made into a movie which won several academy awards, including picture of the year. Whether it’s the book, the play, of the movie, the gist of the story concerns a nine year old orphan named Oliver and his struggle to survive. As the story begins,Continue reading “Consider Yourself At Home (Oliver)”