Kassiani: Placing a Woman at the Center of the Easter Drama

April 15, 2015

Carol P. Christ writes about the Hymn of Kassiani, part of the Easter liturgical cycle.

“The Hymn of Kassiani is now part of the Easter liturgical cycle focused on Jesus as the Bridegroom who through his love redeems his Bride, the faithful Church. Kassiani’s hymn derives its power by focusing on the immense distance between God and sinful humanity, combined with the knowledge that the woman’s deep love moves God to bridge that distance through gracious love.”

Read the post on the Feminism and Religion website.

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Lē Isaac Weaver
Lē Weaver identifies as a non-binary writer, musician, and feminist spiritual seeker. Their work draws attention to: the ongoing trauma experienced by women and LGBTQIA people in this “Christian” society; Christ/Sophia’s desire that each of us move deeper into our own practice of non-violence; and the desperate need to move away from an androcentric conception of God.


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