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The Most Metal Convert Ever (?)

I have this coworker who is a transferee from Israel (he used to live in Modi’in, if I’m not mistaken).  I think he’s great, and we have a lot in common, so we chat all the time.  98 more words

About Me


Twenty Two Years Ago.

                         We invited others to share in our joy and our commitment.

I married my best friend.

He is still the one I laugh with, live for, dream with and love. 33 more words


Video Evensong 25.7.14, St. James the Apostle

Beware of them, for they will hand you over to councils and flog you in their synagogues; and you will be dragged before governors and kings because of me. 2,275 more words

Jesus Christ

Why are the Leaves Green?

God is actively at work in this world. Think about that, and let it sink in for a moment.

He has not simply made the world; he is… 742 more words

No Fear Biblical Criticism - Part 1: Introduction

No Fear Biblical Criticism – Part 1



A few months ago, Professor Yoram Hazony wrote an article critiquing the approach to Biblical Criticism taken by Open Orthodoxy, or at least by the Open Orthodox community he had spent spent a shabbat with. 486 more words


Conservative Christianity and the Rhetoric of (In)tolerance

I’m taking a quick break in the middle of the series to address something I’ve found very interesting recently. Part 3 should be up tomorrow. 1,018 more words


Paying for sunsets

Oscar Wilde said that sunsets were not valued because we could not pay for sunsets. But Oscar Wilde was wrong; we can pay for sunsets. We can pay for them by not being Oscar Wilde.

– Orthodoxy (1913).