Words Matter: On Cookies and Conversion

A confrontation with a friend over a seemingly harmless joke creates a shift in racial worldview, echoing Peter & Jesus' interaction in Sunday's Gospel.

“But who do you say that I am?”

Jon Sobrino, S.J. taught me that where and with whom we stand—friendship with the poor and excluded—makes a difference when it comes to doing theology.

Choosing to Listen

Like Jesus and the Canaanite woman, a responsibility must necessarily fall on white people to listen to the stories of people of color who have been grouped as “them."