Ewuare X. Osayande: Jesus & the Money Changers: Rioting Against the Economic Crisis 1/2
Jesus & the Money Changers: Rioting Against the Economic Crisis As recorded in the Gospel of Mark 11:15-18, Jesus initiates a rebellion within the temple at Jerusalem in response to the corrupt and exploitative practices he witnessed there. A few days later he would be crucified. This riotous act of protest by the ?Prince of Peace? has been a source of controversy within Christianity for centuries. Poet and political activist Ewuare X. Osayande will relate the story of Jesus? temple rebellion to the current economic crisis and render a Black liberation theological critique of American Christianity.