Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 06.16.2018 Alien There are a hundred and ninety-two references to aliens, to strangers in scripture and none of them give license to any person or power to treat those people unjustly. On the contrary, the law of the sacred text calls us to remember where we came from, to remember […]Read more "Alien – Editorial, The Week in Review"
The Gospel According to Mark – 2018.06.10 The Unity of the Church The gospel reading for today purports to answer a questions concerning the authority of Jesus to cast out demons and devils. Set aside for a moment that we do not live in a world populated by demons and devils. We live in […]Read more "A Homily – Mark 3:20-35 ©"
The Gospel According to Mark – 2018.06.03 The Sabbath was Made for Man The homily for today is cautionary tale. On the one hand it serves as an indictment of the people who plotted against Jesus, those who desired to see an end to his ministry and who plotted his murder. On the other […]Read more "A Homily – Mark 2:23-3.6 ©"
The Gospel According to John – 2018.05.19 Truth and Advocacy Read the Gospel for today and know this. There is no deception on God, no falsehood, no fabrication, no prevarication. The divine does not lie. Those who claim to speak for the divine must not lie or mislead, cover-up or hide. Know this. We […]Read more "A Homily – John 15:26-27,16:12-15 ©"
The Gospel According to John – 2018.05.06 Names and Dualism The readings for today are confusing and full of errors. In the Gospel we are presented with the superstition of the early church and its fixation on names, as if a name held some sacred power, names do not, they are not magic. It […]Read more "A Homily – John 17:11 – 19 ©"
The Gospel According to John – 2018.05.06 Names and Dualism The Gospel reading for today is replete with confusion. Set aside for a moment the fixation on names, they are meaningless. It is not the name of God, or the name of Jesus (a man from Nazareth whose name was not Jesus, but Joshua) […]Read more "A Homily – John 17:11 – 19 ©"
The Gospel According to John – 2018.04.22 The Shepherd and the Sheep There is wisdom and truth in the reading for today. There is also folly, misconstrual, fear, and lies. Remember the beginning of Joh’s Gospel: In the beginning was the Word All things came to be through the Word Not one thing came […]Read more "A Homily – John 10:11 – 18 ©"