About Joseph Porter

Joseph Porter is a graduate of Harvard College who currently works as a campus minister in the Boston area.

The Good News and Humpty Dumpty

“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again”  The story of Humpty Dumpty is as good an allegory for our predicament as any I know. Humpty Dumpty, as the rhyme goes, has had a great fall and can’t be put together again. This is the second most important fact about Humpty Dumpty, and the first is like it: Humpty Dumpty was at one point unfallen and uncracked. Once upon a time, Humpty was wh … [Read more...]