Unless you live in a cave, you are probably well aware that the US elections are on next Tuesday, which means that we should have some relief from US politics […]
To cite in one context something said by another person in another context is, in fact, to say something new.
“I’m just a holy fool, oh baby he’s so cruel, but I’m still in love with Judas, baby.” Lady Gaga’s recent single, Judas, immerses her in deep religious imagery, and, […]
Once upon a time, there was a village at the foot of the mountain. Many years before, people settled there. It seemed a nice enough spot. Its soil was rather […]
I’m not often asked about my views on abortion, but an article on 7th October written by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown for The Independent newspaper* prompted me to post some of my […]
Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code sold millions of copies a few years ago with a riveting subplot: the Church manipulated the biblical accounts of Jesus’ life after a few […]
To continue the discussion of last Monday’s post: Who says the biblical gospels portray things as they really happened? If the Gospels were written from around 30 to 60 years […]
Jesus was a nationalist wandering preacher. He did not claim to be divine in any way. Christianity was created actually by the apostle Paul, who devised an universal religion to […]