No one. This is from “Existential Comics,” always a good read, and reminded me of Lamentations. I recall coming across those who argued that the biblical author(s) critiquing/challenging God about the justice of allowing Jerusalem to be destroyed was an example of the erosion of faith. It always occurred to me that it is quite the opposite. One doesn’t challenge the “justice” or “mercy” of an entity one doesn’t believe in. Lament is the most affirming statement of faith one who is mourning can make.
I just received the digital offprint, available here. This was a germ of an idea in a paper I submitted for an […]
[I changed the title of the post. A bit more provocative? Yes, but also accurate.] Inside Higher Ed has a short take […]
The following is my sermon from this past Sunday. As you can see in the first paragraph, I am somewhat apologetic about […]
Tonight is the first film in our local series “The Reel Jesus.” Here are my opening words. Reel Jesus Introduction Good evening. […]