The Point of Life

I recently began studying the book of Ecclesiastes. It’s a book of the Bible that’s always intrigued me. Outside of Revelation, I think I’ve heard more takes on interpretation with Ecclesiastes than any other book. So I thought I’d try my newly graduated A.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies mind at it. The first chapter … More The Point of Life

Doubters Anonymous

A popular story from the gospel narratives is that of “Doubting Thomas” (not Tumnus) found in┬áJohn 20:24-29. It comes shortly after Jesus’ resurrection and first appearance to the disciples as a group. Thomas missed this meeting (for whatever reason;i don’t think it’s safe to speculate on why he wasn’t there) and so heard about it … More Doubters Anonymous

The Mystery of Mercy

I had this odd moment last week. The weather system that had been causing tornado trouble in Kansas, Oklahoma, and so on had finally made its way to the Kentucky area. Of course, the weathermen all sounded like Harold Camping proclaiming the end of the world was imminent. Admittedly, I was scared. What if a … More The Mystery of Mercy