Years ago, my mother and father, brother and I spent our summer vacations at the Downingtown Motor Inn in Pennsylvania. To me it was Shangri-la; a place of enchantment and matrix to many happy memories. One night, the hotel held a Jeopardy-type contest for kids that I wound up winning. From the several prizes available, … More LUNCH WITH MR. SORENSEN
Joni Mitchell is a wonder of the world. In my reckoning anyway. And not because I found a home in Canada. She long ago decamped to a canyon in California, apparently without looking back. In any event, a song of hers, “Woodstock,” got me thinking recently. In its most quoted stanza, she distills stark mystery … More A Divided Society Is Already Conquered
On October 2, Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi national, and Washington Post contributor, walked into his country’s consulate in Istanbul. He was never seen again. Mr Khashoggi was executed, brutally and swiftly it seems. We can’t be sure, of course, because what happened took place in secret, deep within the precincts of a fortified … More Jamal Khashoggi and Vincent Lambert Were Executed
The NICENE CONSTANTINOPOLITAN CREED, professed by billions of Christians throughout the world, makes radical claims about the nature of reality and the identity of Jesus Christ.
What are those claims? Can they withstand contemporary scrutiny? Who should care? And, why?
In this remarkably succinct consideration, the 12 basic articles composing the Creed are examined historically, theologically, philosophically, linguistically, scientifically and culturally, in order to access more fully the treasure to which the Creed provides such a unique yet “under-utilized” key.