Let’s just get one thing out of the way: the story of Sodom and Gomorrah is not a morality play about sexuality. If it were, it would be passing strange that the one person who gets a free pass is Lot, who would offer his daughters up to an angry mob to be assaulted, and his family, who used alcohol abuse and incest as means to ensure the family line, saved from the fire, would continue. 397 more words
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Today’s readings: Genesis 7-9, Psalm 3, Matthew 3
A quick check-in today, partly because the gospel chapter will be revisited in more detail this Sunday. But here’s a post that appeared on my blog last year, last time John called the Pharisees a brood of vipers: 69 more words
So, here’s day 2 and already you’re feeling challenged. It’s not just the quantity, nor even the quality of the writing that you’re taking in; when you think about it, you just went from the Big Bang to the dawn o6f the Iron Age in two days flat! 388 more words
…”A very good place to start,” according to The Sound of Music.
But it doesn’t make it simple, does it? There is so much packed into these three little chapters of creation – a whole universe, in fact, and already at least two ways of explaining its existence – these days we have many more. 467 more words