Monthly Archives: October 2015

How I Learned to Love Jesus (Through His Vagina)

In 2013, I saw an image as part of an exhibit at the Morgan Library:

Fifth Wound

1) Christ’s wound. 2) Christ as Man of Sorrows. Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.90, fol. 130r. From France, perhaps Verdun and Paris, ca. 1375. Image Courtesy of the Pierpont Morgan Library.

At Union Theological Seminary, I wrote a thesis about it.

And then St. Lydia’s invited me to preach about it, as part of This Is My Body: A Sermon Series on Faith, Sexuality, and Identity.

Here’s a video of the sermon I preached on Sunday night, October 11:

The text is John 19:31-40. Transcript (sort of) below!

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