David J. Lose
David J. Lose is director of the Center for Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, and author of Making Sense of the Christian Faith (Augsburg Fortress).
If the disciples hoped before that Jesus didn't know what he was saying, these hopes are now gone.
I have found this year's Republican primaries fascinating, particularly the shifting fortunes of the candidates. While Mitt Romney has been more or less the frontrunner of his ambivalent party, the rest of the field has been one crazy jumble of surges and falls from grace. It's political spectacle at its most interesting, if not necessarily its best.