Tag Archives: New Testament

In Ancient Times, “Woe Is Me!” was a Spiritual Warning

The Burning of Jerusalem by Titus This image was attached to a post that said something along the idea that Jesus could predict the future. Somehow the burning of Jerusalem ‘proves’ what he had been warning them all along, if … Continue reading

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Should We “Repent” (Interior) or “Do Penance” (Exterior)?

A Reading of the New Testament from the Greek I have a hard time letting the chips fall where they may: I wrote earlier this past week that even though I have no proof of a connection to the life … Continue reading

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Satire: The Gospels as a “Jewish War” Prequel

Caesar’s Messiah (2005) I’ve always had this nagging feeling of unease when reading the stories of Jesus in the New Testament. I wrote of it before, preferring The Gospel of Thomas to the other ‘authorized’ gospels, even John’s. That a … Continue reading

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John Dee’s 115th Dream

Diary Entry Dated September 10, 1579 My dream of being naked, and my skyn all overwrowght with work like some kinde of tuft mockado, with crosses blew and red; and on my left arme, abowt the arme, in a wreath, … Continue reading

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How Jesus Used Astrology to Work a Miracle

The Feeding of the 5,000 (January 31, 29 AD) Another ‘hint’ from the Rudolf Steiner book I’ve been reading has led me to this event. ‘In Palestine during the time that Jesus of Nazareth walked on Earth as Christ Jesus—during … Continue reading

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February 23, 303 AD: The Day Fascism Was Born?

The Empire Strikes Back at Christianity I’m reading a book about the New Testament, called Encountering The Manuscripts, by Phillip Comfort. There is a passage describing what Diocletian did on this day: What we do know is that by the … Continue reading

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