The Cross: My Answer to My Daughter’s Question, “Why Did God Make Sickness?”

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in Golgotha, at the Cross, humanity spoke violence and God spoke love, and the cross became the Rosetta stone. [Read more...]

Did God Forsake Jesus On the Cross?

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When Mother Teresa’s private journals were published after her death, the surprising revelation was that she spoke of long periods where the sense of the absence of God was more real to her than God’s presence. In Mark’s version of the passion narrative Jesus utters a single saying from the cross: “My God, my God, [Read More...]

Resurrection: Calculating the Probabilities

The end of the Gospel of Mark is, shall we say, indecisive. Mark’s account of the resurrection begins with the women going to anoint Jesus body and discovering the stone rolled away, Jesus’ body gone missing, and “a young man, dressed in a white robe” sitting in the tomb. This man tells them not to [Read More...]


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