Richard Rohr – Jesus’ offensive and shocking teaching.
I’ve just begun to read “Wild man to Wise man” by Richard Rohr, the Fransiscan priest. For us in the Rich “North” of the planet it does strike me as scandalous that we can have ignored Jesus’ teaching on wealth so comprehensively. He was writing pre-Pope Francis. There are signs that, at last, we may be listening to the gospel.
Here is the quote from ch5 “Wild man to Wise man” – On Men’s Liberation: