Again and again, the religious impulse in human beings turns violent. Is there no other side to this grim tale?
Season after Pentecost | 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
The Prodigal Son is often read to mean that God loves sinners, whereas the Jews thought God only loved the righteous. This makes no sense.
I returned to seminary a few years back to hear a professor teach John’s gospel as a remake of the Genesis narrative. The parallel between Genesis 1 and John 1 is obvious, but if you press forward, the connections run throughout.