New Life—Christ’s & Ours, Really

Make no mistake: if he rose at allIt was as His body;If the cell’s dissolution did not reverse, the molecule reknit,The amino acids rekindle,The Church will fall. It was not as the flowers,Each soft spring recurrent;It was not as His Spirit in the mouths and fuddled eyes of theEleven apostles;It was as His flesh; ours.…… Continue reading New Life—Christ’s & Ours, Really

Lenten Thoughts on Judas

So, in case you are ready to read something that is NOT about the Coronavirus, I have a quick recommendation. I don’t usually read graphic novels, but I have a very strong theological interest in Judas (basically, I think Judas is the exemplar of salvation in Jesus Christ—if he isn’t saved, none of us are).…… Continue reading Lenten Thoughts on Judas

Fighting a "Scarcity" mentality with the Resurrection

  Thanks to my book group, I have a few new podcasts that I’ve started listening to and one of the ones I’m really liking is “Hidden Brain,” with Shankar Vedantam.  I always enjoy his NPR segments on social behaviors and how we are wired; this is more of the same and equally interesting.  …… Continue reading Fighting a "Scarcity" mentality with the Resurrection