Can art help us read the Bible? Most certainly, I’d argue. Yet more compelling than an argument are actual examples. Take the story of Jesus’ visit to Mary and Martha […]
This last week has been brutal. Let me explain. I was in Wales on vacation (or holiday as they call it here in the UK) in a beautiful cottage on […]
By now you’ve probably seen and forgotten the viral video craze that was the Harlem Shake. Unless you’ve been living in an Internet-less cave for the last 6 months, which […]
To cite in one context something said by another person in another context is, in fact, to say something new.
For years I showed the movie Groundhog Day to the high school students whom I taught World Religions. The movie, if you haven’t seen it, stars Bill Murray, who plays […]
“Hi, my name is Dave, and I am a Biblicist.” “Hi Dave,” reply my Bible Anonymous sympathisers. We’ve all been on quite the journey. Conservatism runs deep, and we’ve each […]
Socrates: For, to some degree, I fear that writing has a quality that is truly like painting. For the offspring of the latter stand as though living but if one […]