From The Detroit Free Press: Outraged by an antigay Kansas church group that disrupts the funerals of slain servicemen with such slogans as "Thank God for Dead Soldiers," the state House voted Tuesday to make protests within 500 feet of a funeral a felony. The legislation is aimed at the Rev. Fred Phelps and members […]
Gretchen, who was my fiction supervisor last semester, raves about the Cross-Cultural Mysticism Workshop based over at Harvard. Being of curious mind, I’ve long intended to attend one of its events. But there’s an unfortunate tendency for them to be scheduled on Wednesday or Thursday nights; on the one, I’m consumed with meetings for Whats […]
“Your love for God is only as great as the love you have for the person you love the least,” said one of the founders of the Catholic Worker Movement. Dorothy Day’s right. And I admire how she puts such a complex challenge to us in simple words.
After, 1,700 years, it’s been discovered, authenticated, and, finally, announced: The Gospel of Judas has been discovered in Egypt. A timely announcment, as this week is Holy Week. As anticipated, the text brings with it amazing new insights: In this version, Jesus asked Judas, as a close friend, to sell him out to the authorities, […]