The Bible as One Story

Week 4: Exodus and National Truth and Reconciliation

October 04, 2022 Brandon Witwer Season 1 Episode 4
The Bible as One Story
Week 4: Exodus and National Truth and Reconciliation
Show Notes

Rev. Witwer, Rector of Christ Church Calgary, discusses the Doctrine of Discovery and the biblical text of Exodus referenced by the Pope. on the morrow of the Canadian Day of Truth and Reconciliation. He notes, "we are not Israel, we are not the underdog... [who] co-opt God as the warrior God. Brandon refers to Dr. Ray Aldred's understanding of "reconciliation" as "closing the gap" between qualities of life and points to an on-going push for Indigenous police as a way to reform the penal justice system.