Monthly Archives: April 2016

Original sin

The idea of original sin really is original, it’s not in the Bible. It’s a concept conceived by Augustine of Hippo. Augustine’s original sin says that you’re born a sinner as a result of the sin of Adam and Eve. … Continue reading

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More about the Bible

I wrote about the Bible previously. So, this is a little more about the Bible. A great deal of energy is dedicated to the Bible. A collection of writings that didn’t exist in its current form for more than the … Continue reading

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The Bible

The Bible is a collection of 66 (or 73) different books, some history, some poetry, some songs, some letters, as well as the rules of an ancient religion . . . written over the span of 1,600 years. Problems arise … Continue reading

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“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly”

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“We are not what we do”

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“God’s People”

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“What we need in the United States”

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“To make gentle the life of this world”

April 4 marks the 48th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr. King has been dead nine years longer than he lived. Every year, I revisit the response of Robert Kennedy in Indianapolis, Indiana, following the assassination. This … Continue reading

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Risen – a movie review

On this Eastertide I strongly recommend the movie Risen, now in theaters. According to distributor Sony Pictures Risen “follows the epic Biblical story of the resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, … Continue reading

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