Exodus 20:1-17; John 2:13-22
Holy Irreverence

Is God's law beautiful and good? If we say "yes," why is Jesus constantly having sharp encounters with those in Israelite society who were trying to take the law seriously? Looking at the 10 Commandments and the story of Jesus' cleansing of the temple, Fr. Allen argues that Jesus helps us get things round the right way; that there is a way to value the law, our institutions and traditions while not forgetting the most valuable "things" of all: God, Creation, Time and People!