Dignity

I stand out on the streets of Mexico. I'm tall; they're short. I'm light-skinned; they're dark. I speak with a strange accent — they see lots of German tourists in this little Zapotec town, so most people figure I must be German. Jawohl! When I walk down the street and see someone approaching, ... Continue reading

Is nothing sacred?

Post-modernism enjoys mocking the sacred. The "artist" Andres Serrano won acclaim for sinking a crucifix in a urine-filled jar. Chris Ofili got applause for covering the Virgin Mary with elephant dung. The Da Vinci Code imagines Jesus hitched to Mary Magdalene. The Book of Daniel depicts Jesus as a ... Continue reading

Jihad thy neighbor

Saul was one of the official witnesses at the killing of Stephen. A great wave of persecution began that day, sweeping over the church in Jerusalem, and all the believers except the apostles fled into Judea and Samaria. ... Saul was going everywhere to devastate the church. He went from house to ... Continue reading