[Speaking to a BBC program,] Rowan Williams said a return to the medieval tradition when monarchs ritually washed the feet of the poor would serve to remind politicians and bankers what should be the purpose of their wealth and power. ...
''What about having a new law that made all Cabinet members and leaders of political parties, editors of national papers and the hundred most successful financiers in the UK spend a couple of hours every year serving dinners in a primary school on a council estate, or cleaning bathrooms in a residential home?'' he suggested.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Wash Those Feet!
Before he was the frazzled leader of a crumbling communion, Rowan Williams was one heck of a fine theologian, and we will bet a pretty effective pastor as well. And he still is.
Per David Buehler, who got it from Krista Tippett, comes this:
An idea for next year.