Tag Archives: Israel

When Belief is Shaken

Falling Leaves For those of us raised in the Christian tradition, it can come as a bit of a shock to discover that the Word of God is not what is written in the Bible but the One Spirit of … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Dump had a Map of Megiddo

Was This an American Government Secret? The image I found on the internet is not the same one from the Wikileaks dump from a week ago, so let’s be perfectly clear about that. The Wikileaks image showed the same Valley … Continue reading

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Agog about Gog and Magog

Synagogue My mind works in very mysterious ways. There is no other rational explanation. But I don’t worry, because my neural pathways take me on some very interesting journeys. Yesterday, I received an email from the main correspondent of our … Continue reading

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Trump as the Messiah?

Cyrus the Great Reborn? It’s long been a puzzle to me about how evangelical Christians can embrace and support a man like Donald Trump. I’ve tried to tackle this before here. But that seems to be totally neither here nor … Continue reading

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Is Masada a Myth?

Herod The Great’s Fortification Sometimes, you just have to be there, to get some idea of what’s gone on behind the scenes. This picture, above, reminds me so much of Montsegur. But that’s where I am reminded that the victors … Continue reading

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Who are You Calling a Philistine?

It’s All Greek to Me Recent news has come out that the Philistines may have actually come from Greece. That makes them “Westerners” to our way of thinking. But it makes the pejorative term ‘philistine’ suddenly suspect. Have we been … Continue reading

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One Man’s Terrorist

Another Man’s Freedom Fighter According to quora.com: “A terrorist is someone who uses fear to motivate civilians to act in a political manner on their behalf. A freedom fighter is someone who acts on the behalf of at least some … Continue reading

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