A Jubilee of Release for Women

The oppression of women is in high gear everywhere. Currently, in the U.S. exceptional efforts are denying women control of their bodies. This oppression is being enforced by laws and upheld in courts. Those deciding are mostly men. All the while, men have a wide range of choices when it comes to decisions about their bodies—especially white men.

How Redistribution and Sharing Differ

Redistribution of wealth has not been taught or practiced in faith communities since the first couple of centuries following Jesus. Acts 4:32-36 is just one biblical example. There, followers of Jesus’ Way have all things in common. Special mention is made of Barnabas, a Jew from Cyprus, because he sold a piece of property and brought the proceeds to the apostles for redistribution.