We Are Saved by a Work

The Sacrifice of Isaac 1966 Marc Chagall

I’ve been pondering a troublesome passage—James’ harangue about works (James 2.18-26). It’s not a passage I particularly like. It’s prickly. You can tell he has someone in mind, some shocking example of an argument when someone shirked a work of kindness or generosity and begged off with, “Well, I have faith. And that’s all that [Read More...]

Expiration Date: A Short Story

rock-sjl

This is an experiment. This is only an experiment. If this were not an experiment, you would be given further instructions. As it is, you’re on your own. **** The twirled tissues screwed up into my nostrils make it difficult to breathe, but at least my nose isn’t running anymore, down around my lips, salting [Read More...]


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