Palm Sunday and the Problem of Evil

~~ Just a few centuries before the first Palm Sunday, Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-270 B.C.) promoted to his followers the notions of another ancient Greek philosopher, Demetrius (c. 460 – c. 370 B.C.). Demetrius’ had proposed the theory of Atomism to account for nature. The theory in brief: random, unguided ‘atoms’ (as he called them)…

The Summing Junction

  We first meet Saul of Tarsus in Dr. Luke’s historical account The Acts of the Apostles. But they yelled at [Stephen] at the tops of their voices, blocked their ears, and made a concerted dash at him. They bundled him out of the city and stoned him. The witnesses laid their cloaks down at…

No Stone Left Unturned

“Jesus came out from the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point out the temple buildings to Him. And He said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Truly I say to you, not one stone here will be left upon another, which will not be torn down.””…

Roll Away the Stone from Your Mouth

  “Take away the stone,” Jesus said. “But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there four days.” Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?” … Is ‘t night’s…

Resurrection Doesn’t Stop There

    Heaven   Beyond “Imagine“, There, You Are.   Before me Unbound Substantive Reality, The Living Word Lifted from gilded pages to eternity’s masthead: “Alpha and Omega.”   He now walks among us with beard and white gown, A purple sash hides a pierced side, He is the only Disfigured One among us, The…