Feb. 03, 2012
Finding God in the trash
Theologian Gregory Walter offers a pointed reminder: Trash represents things used up, lost, or beyond repair. No one is more useless than the Crucified One, whose place of execution probably also served as a rubbish heap. These objects represent a wide range of matters: love, pain, indifference, affection, cheap labor, and the ephemeral character of goods in our present age.