Missing Good Friday: Forgetting to Teach Forgiveness

But then, how can a man be virtuous without God?  That’s the snag and I always come back to it. Mitya in Fyodor Dostoevsky, Brother’s Karamazov Can you imagine a culture... »

Friday March 15: 10 Adar II

It was on this day in 1862 that the U.S. Congress amended the Chaplaincy Laws, thus permitting Jewish clergymen to serve as Army Chaplains. While it could be justifiably argued that this adjustment had been a long time coming, the United States had, when compared to a lot of their European contemporaries, always acknowledged the […] »

Good Friday 2000 Years Later

David’s poetry in the Psalms pokes at sin and guilt with all the gentleness of sledgehammer. Take this one, for example: 3 For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. 4 Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and [...] »

Is Good Friday (Easter’s) biblical,did our Lord command us to…

Is Good Friday (Easter’s) biblical,did our Lord command us to celebrate his death and resurrection? »