Kevin Wilson at Blue Cord [defunct blog] has raised some interesting and quite valid points regarding my Discoveries and Scholarship post, prompted by and added to by Charles Halton at Awilum [also defunct]. Charles nicely summarizes my point and objects to part of it with this: “One might argue that the re-evaluations have not goneContinue reading “Compare and Contrast”
A voice said ‘Follow, follow’ : and I rose And followed far into the dreamy night, Turning my back upon the pleasant light. It led me where the bluest water flows, And would not let me drink : where the corn grows I dared not pause, but went uncheered by sight Or touch : untilContinue reading “Two Pursuits”
No this is not about the discovery of the Ark of the Covenant, Solomon’s Decoder Ring, the Essene Secret Handshake Manual, or the Gospel of That Guy That Sorta Heard Jesus at the One of the Sermons on One of the the Mounts But Was Too Far Away To Understand What He Said And ConsequentlyContinue reading “Discoveries and Scholarship”
And on the second day the Supreme Stylist said, “Let there be white,” and declared this color be worn between Memorial and Labor Day, and it was so. For the ladies: the Femme Sud Bible Handbag. Fantastico!
“For the way of all those who see is single and upward, illumined by the heavenly light, but the ways of those who do not see are many, dark and divergent; the one leads to the Kingdom of Heaven, uniting man to God, while the others lead down to death, separating man from God. ThusContinue reading “Two Ways in Irenaeus”
There once was a beautiful, wise and courageous woman, the daughter of a wise and wealthy father. Her favorite pastime was to tend her rose garden, which was well-known for the beauty of form and size and scent of its roses. A day came when she plucked, from among these most beautiful and perfect roses,Continue reading “The Rose”
Happy Passover to all our Jewish friends! פסח שמח
For those of you who enjoy their abridged and translated edition of The Bestiary of Christ, reader Alfredo Andrade shares with us that a new edition of the full original text of Louis Charbonneau-Lassay’s Le Bestiaire du Christ, published by Albin Michel, is now available, at a quite affordable price (under EUR 40,00).
I’ve just been enjoying a beautifully illustrated site about the abandoned Armenian royal city of Ani, unfortunately located in Turkey. It’s a somber thing to read about the destruction of such beautiful monuments, some still completely intact and in use until 1920, due to pogroms, earthquakes, official policies of neglect or “restoration,” and, of course,Continue reading “Armenian Ani”