Humanizing the Dehumanized

Prostitution is a dehumanizing path into which most in the trade are deceived or coerced. Selling one’s body for survival is for the desperate, the last resort for the victims of bone-crushing poverty and social marginalization. She is simply human “merchandise” to the heartless broker and the soulless buyer. There’s no way to put a …

Humanizing the Dehumanized & Mutualizing the Marginalized

Humanizing the Dehumanized… For a number of posts now the topic has surrounded “Reaching Rahabs,” the prostituted citizens of our own Jerichos. The question now is, how do we treat the dehumanized and marginalized? Greed appeals to sex for sale           At her expense, it mirrors hell A grave inside a human’s mind They lock …

Friends With Prostitutes

We’ve been talking about the prostituted woman, Rahab, and her encounter with the two Jewish spies, and what this story teaches us about our part in God’s Friendship Quest… I love the fact that the very first “convert” in the Promised Land was an idolatrous prostitute! If that doesn’t show us something about God’s wide …