The more I followed a mysterious sense of spirit-smoke by day and desert-fire by night—a guidance both within me and, yet, beyond me—the more clear the way became.
Liam Hooper in
“Finding the Sabbath”
OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance
While Liam’s chapter in OtherWise Christian 2 does not specifically unpack his journey from Christianity into Judaism, I walked away from it with a profoundly deeper understanding of the Jewish Sabbath and Shabbat service, as well as Liam’s life journey writ large. Liam is also working on a full-length book project (called Trans-Forming Proclamation) with OtherWise Engaged Publishing, so we are excited about even more to come!
Liam Hooper, MDiv, is a gender theorist, writer, podcaster, theological activist, trans advocate, and educator. He lives in North Carolina with his spouse, Diana, where they raise their dog (Dodi), their son, and are surrounded by family, close friends, and a vibrant Jewish community. As he continues his journey toward Judaism, Liam engages woodworking, reading, and spending time with his family.
Join us in celebrating the #SacredOtherWise! Claim your own story during March 2020! Possible hashtags include:
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These are also great hashtags to add when you are talking about #TransgenderDayOfVisibility / #TDOV!! March 31, 2020 is our official launch day!
We are also using #ClaimYourStory and #ClaimingOurStories to encourage celebration of our stories of faith and resistance.