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December 22, 2008

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Advent reflection from Anthony Smith. “Mary gives expression to a hope shared by many Jews of her day: a deliverer will come to defeat and plunder the powerful while simultaneously lifting up the poor, the humble, and the tortured victims of Empire. In my experience such a reading is not commonplace in our North American churches.”