The Best and Worst of WWF Raw is War for July 20, 1998, the final Raw before Fully Loaded ’98.
ANOTHER DIMENSION OF SIGHT AND SOUND I’m feeling more and more like an unwelcome stranger in this world. Or should I say I’m the one inhospitable to it? It just feels wrong, out of sync, and toxic. I just got an e-mail this morning saying that two-thirds of the planet’s existing wildlife will be extinct […]
The “Lex Salica” or “Salic Law” represents one of the earliest recorded collections of Germanic customary law. In this case the Law Code reflected the laws of the Salian Franks and their Merovingian aethelings on the eve of Clovis’ conversion to Catholicism and some 50 years after their settlement in the northern region (Neustria) of […]
What does the Bible say about homosexuality?
Are people born gay?
Is there a difference between homosexual acts and homosexual attraction?
It has been a week since the conflagration of the Cathedral of Notre Dame shocked viewers worldwide. By Tuesday morning the flames had been extinguished and complete destruction had been averted, but the damage done by the fire was significant. Both the spire and the oak roof were consumed by the blaze, and an eight […]
We have been to Rome a number of times before, but for some reason we have never been in the city in the spring. Big mistake – April in Rome is glorious. We spent a few days in Rome last week, partly with some friends from Boston who were here for the first time. We […]
Recently, I attended a Good Friday Breakfast. Many in my church gathered on this particular morning as a way to remember together what Jesus endured and how He died. Our pastor commented that without that day, without Jesus’ death, we wouldn’t have been gathered there. At all. That jolted me. How much I take for […]
By Hannah Beech, Dharisha Bastians and Kai Schultz April 21, 2019 31 JAKARTA, Indonesia — The deadly attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday highlighted how easily religious coexistence can be ripped apart in a region where secularism is weakening amid the growing appeal of a politics based on ethnic and sectarian identity. In India, the […]
The people at the First U.P. Church of Crafton Heights have spent many Sundays since late 2017 immersed in an exploration of the Gospel of Mark. At the first service on Easter Sunday (April 21, 2019), we read through what most scholars consider to be the ending of this Gospel. Like them, we were confused by the […]
THE SECRET OF LIFE is a sermon about the mystery of life and death preached by The Rev. Jeffrey A. Geary at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. It was inspired by a provocative piece of writing by Asian eco-feminist Jea Sophia Oh, “Seeds, Cross and a Paradox of Life […]
On Saturday, I had the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful liturgy of the Easter Vigil. Though my church had a low turnout (as they probably had 400 during one of their Easter masses the next morning) the mass was so moving that it can sometimes be hard to describe it. Unfortunately, my parish had no […]