Category Archives: Easter

Redeeming Easter 2016

While at an airport, waiting for my flight home, an Easter TV sale popped on the screen.  My mind began to race: like Christmas they attempting to commercialize Easter. Eugene H. Peterson is correct, “The do-it-yourself, self-help culture of North … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: Celebrating the King

Jesus is a different kind of king.  He defies expectations.  He disappoints.  He didn’t ride into Jerusalem on a war horse.  He didn’t come all savvy in the area of politics.  He didn’t come to erect borders. Rather, he rides into … Continue reading

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Book Review: Seven Last Words by James Martin, SJ

Hardcover: 144 pages Publisher: HarperOne (February 2, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 0062431382 ISBN-13: 978-0062431387 Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.6 x 7.1 inches Many thanks to HarperOne for this review copy of Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship … Continue reading

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On the Humanity of Jesus

“Jesus had a body like ours.  That means he ate like us, drank like us, and slept like us.  He went through puberty.  As a human being, he would have experienced the normal sexual longings and urges.  We know he … Continue reading

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