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One of Jesus’ Last “Words” on the Cross

Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? This scripture is the most misunderstood question that Jesus has been quoted as saying, while he was hanging on the cross. Some have even called him out for asking it, suggesting that if the crucifixion was … 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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Blinded by the Light?

Saul of Tarsus on the Road to Damascus St. Paul‘s conversion to being an Apostle of Jesus Christ has all hallmarks of an internal experience. (The Acts of the Apostles, chapter 9, is where you can read about the ‘event’:) … Continue reading

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Optics: Racial Confrontations

Judge Not, That You Be Not Judged The Lincoln Memorial confrontation that happened this past weekend was everywhere on the news yesterday. The focus appeared to be on a white teenager in a MAGA cap standing in front of a … Continue reading

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