Surely you’ve heard of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” (By the way, some folks believe it’s the most misread poem of all time.) Surely you’ve heard these famous lines: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Being in the Holy […]Read more "The Road Less Traveled 1"
Jesus is a myth. I have been saying that. Subtly and subconsciously, I have been saying it. Sure, I have professed this mystery of the incarnation, you know, God’s becoming flesh and dwelling among us. I have regaled listeners with stories of Jesus’ unworldly kindness, his taking the road less travelled, his healing, his miraculous […]Read more "Holy Land: Making and Unmaking Myth"
In John’s account of Jesus’ life, Jesus’ last words are: It is finished. Though we may think we know what “it” is, perhaps an examination of our lives would reveal that we actually don’t know. In other words, if we examined our lives with the most honesty we can muster, would we find that we’re living like we have […]Read more "limitless 5: what is finished?"