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Month: August 2014

The Parable of the Talents

In this play’s parable of the Ten Talents, we have another case of Jesus presenting a principle of the Kingdom that might be a little repellent to some modern sensibilities. At least to certain quarters of the Church, the cruel law, “to those who have shall be given, and from those who have not will…

The Ten Virgins

The mission of the Wineskin Project has always been to take the Gospel texts as they are and try to make plausible and compelling plays out of them, without imposing any interpretive frameworks. In this week’s play about the parable of the Ten Virgins, I’ve broken that rule by ignoring the explicit statement at the…

Woe

I don’t have much to say about this account of Jesus’ final sermon to the people of Jerusalem except that I’m suddenly fantasizing about these plays being made into a TV miniseries some day! Not a stilted, reverent reenactment in which the Jesus is a wise teacher and his words and actions since entering Jerusalem…