Jesus Shakes His Head in Disappointment
"In the splendid palace chapel a stately court preacher, the cultivated public's elite, advances before an elite circle of fashionable and cultivated people and preaches emotionally on the text of the Apostle, 'God chose the lowly and despised'--and nobody laughs."
And Luke's Jesus shakes his head in utter disappointment as the rich young rulers continue to serve themselves instead of the poor.
Thanks to my good friend Gary Holloway for alerting me to this gem of a quote which appears in Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Soren Kierkegaard, ed. Charles Moore (Orbis Books, 2003), p. xix.