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This sermon is a bloody mess. Literally. This story from Genesis 15 depicts a bloody mess, and it is the mythology underneath a bloody mess. First of all, we should notice some huge problems … [Read more...]
I wish I could show you the photograph I took of my dog, Rabia, positioned like the Great Sphinx in front of the fireplace on a ten-degree morning. Behind her the gas fire roasting her backside, … [Read more...]
One of my favorite poems, whose author is not known, goes like this (Slightly paraphrased): The sacred pearl.. has been bitten, priced, and strung around blasphemous necks; andthe Tree at the … [Read more...]
Honestly, I am more of a rabbi than a priest, although I wouldn’t stack up intellectually with most of the rabbis I have known. I say I am more rabbi than priest, because I am much more … [Read more...]
I might have gotten in trouble with some of you last week because I went inside Luke’s story about Jesus and swung a wrecking ball around and re-interpreted the story from my own the perspective … [Read more...]