Author: Anna Mercedes

Anna Mercedes is Assistant Professor of Theology and Gender, College of Saint Benedict / Saint John’s University, St. Joseph, Minnesota and Collegeville, Minnesota, respectively.

Branded: Preaching the Law (and Sex) to Youth

[1] In Galatians, Paul gives us an impassioned lesson on law and bodies. I was preparing a sermon on Galatians when I was asked to write this piece about preaching the law to youth, especially in regards to forming sexual ethics in youth. I offer here that the “brands” of Christ, invoked by Paul in […]