Jesus’ protest in the Jerusalem Temple is one of the few events to appear in each of the Gospels. It seems to have been a major factor leading to Jesus’ arrest.
- What do you think Jesus was protesting about?
- What would a similar protest look like today?
It may be helpful to read:
- Mark 11, 15-19
- John 2, 13-22
- This news article about a curate arrested in Gloucester Cathedral.
- If you have time for a longer read, this reflection by US theologian Brad Jersak looks at Jesus’ protest and the Pussy Riot dance in Moscow Cathedral.