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Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to […]
‘Nobody lights a lamp and puts it under a bushel but on a stand so that it gives light to the all in the house.’ This may have been one of Jesus’ many little jokes, because according to one distinguished biblical scholar there probably were people who did exactly that. There were, it seems, three […]
A talk by my second son.
THE ANTI-WAR ANTI-RACISM EFFORT (AWARE) OF CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, ILLINOIS, SAYS, “LET’S TALK ABOUT THE WAR” A member of AWARE, David Green, sent the following letter to the newspaper at the University of Illinois: The vast majority of 9/11 observances in this country cannot be seen as politically neutral events. Implicit in their nature are the notions […]
[The following leaflet was distributed on 4 September 2010 at the regular monthly demonstration by the Anti-War Anti-Racism Effort of Champaign-Urbana IL.] ~ THE WAR IS NOT OVER ~ IT’S EXPANDING INSTEAD ~ OUR GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO KILL PEOPLE IN THE MIDEAST; PRESIDENT OBAMA CONTINUES TO MISLEAD US ABOUT WHY Last Tuesday night President Obama […]
[This is a section – which I take to be within the limits of fair use – from a book by the late Oxford theologian Herbert McCabe, OP – “God Matters” (London, 1987 – the title is at least a triple pun). It’s part of a larger argument in which McCabe, a Wittgensteinian Marxist, was […]