Here is a video from 1958. It’s from the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, black and white, encrypted on a page I couldn’t enlarge. Couldn’t find a purloined copy on YouTube either, so it has the sense of being a treasured bit of film. Reinhold Niebuhr in conversation with Mike Wallace. Obama’s favorite […]
To Christians in Politics: To tell a lie is to spit on Christ. To affirm that lie is to wink at His humiliation. To spread that lie is to spend the silver. .
Woke up feeling lost at sea Dreamt i saw Him walking ‘cross a cup of tea Woke up a feeling in a missing limb Mother Father side by side What’s between them never cried That’s when I first noticed that missing limb Brother Rob and Brother Ed locked our shadow in the family shed But […]
Isn’t everything that we hear which is not in accord with the Good News, a lie? When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it. That is how the Enemy is described by Jesus, not only as a liar himself, but as the […]
Why am I so hard on Republican Christians? This is why. If you are a true Christian, no, let me say it this way, you are only a true Christian if you have been broken by Christ. Period. That is the benchmark. If you have not been flat on your face, or curled up into […]
*Authors Note: This post is in its larval state, dear Readers, but we won’t wait for a mountable Imago. We’re going to leave it up in plain view and watch the metamorphosis together. What we should notice first is growth, segment on segment. We’ll keep the temperature constant, if we can. We’ll note when the color changes. As […]
Some non-religious people who haven’t spent time researching the difference between Christianity and Islam seem to think they are pretty much the same. Ancient myths, constructed out of available stories, equally implausible to a non-believer. Essentially the same, equally flawed holy books. But to Christians, that attitude is frustrating in the extreme. It is self pleasing, self validating and […]