Tag: religion

Theological Francis versus Theological Tyson – Part 2

Modernity as another in a line of Catholic schisms.

Christian Theology, you ask? Well…that there is one big can of worms. Actually, it’s more like a 2000 year old tangle of cobwebs. Dusty. Old. Took a really, really long time to accumulate. So, so many threads. And once you walk into them, engaging with them, trying……


Theological Francis versus Theological Tyson – Part 1

…and why Francis doesn’t stand a snowball’s chance.

Mike Tyson, as a boxer, has been called The Baddest Man on the Planet, one of the greatest punchers of all time, the hardest hitter in the history of heavyweight boxing, the scariest boxer ever, and perhaps the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring.  He……


Amy-Jill Levine – clever

How someone can make three thousand year old texts seem like they were written yesterday.

Ever wonder where The Bible came from?  Well…people wrote it.  That much is certain.  But which people?  Over what period of time and for what purposes?  From a modern historical perspective, the answer to these questions was fairly uncertain until……


Saturday Night Special

Working the trauma service can be feast or famine.  Gunshot wounds, stabbings, auto accidents; their arrival at the hospital is sporadic and unpredictable.  The ambulances are either coming fast, dropping the latest shattered body off or you are insufferably bored.  Sometimes it depends on the day of the week, the time of day, the season……