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Month: November 2014

Gag Rule

The oddest thing about this story of Jesus performing a number of healings and exorcisms right at the start of his ministry is his order to the evil spirits not to proclaim that he was the messiah. As usual, I do my best to call out the oddity without offering any explanation for it, and…

With Authority

This play about Jesus exorcising a possessed man in a synagogue┬áis kind of the anti-Wineskin Project story. All the rest of the characters in the play collectively mirror my approach to the Gospels in these plays: varied, thoughtful, open to many possibilities, never certain about anything. Then Jesus comes in and shouts, “Silence!”