Catholic Trifecta of Disgrace
A surprising editorial in NCR: “A Catholic trifecta of disgrace: Next step in abuse saga is due.”
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CRUX vs. NY Times on Abusive Cardinal
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick has been removed from office and all official duties after being charged with child abuse. The NY Times ran a long article about it (here). CRUX ran an article about the NY Times article: “NY Times talks to men who got settlements after alleged abuse by cardinal.” The differences between the two reports are striking.Write comment (0 Comments)
Miracles Never Cease
Just when the news is full of bishops and cardinals abusing children, not to mention financial shenanigans in the Vatican, we get a brand new miracle: “Virgin Mary statue ‘weeping olive oil’.”Write comment (0 Comments)
Paul in Historical Context
New Testament scholars stress the importance of studying Jesus in his historical context. But when it comes to Paul, they don’t. The facts are too disturbing.
A great deal is known about the economic context of the Roman Empire. Life was hard. Roughly ninety percent of the empire just subsisted. This has important implications. First, the vast majority of people never traveled far from their place of birth. They couldn’t afford to. While New Testament scholars boast that Paul traveled about 10,000 miles on his missions, they never mention how he paid for it.Write comment (1 Comment)
Amazon Review of Paul Revealed
Professor Dorie LaRue, Louisiana State University
"Remarkable erudition.... Answered questions I have had for years."
Midwest Book Review - Diane Donovan
Paul Revealed: Facts that Father Never Told You is a study recommended for readers who want an in-depth biographical and spiritual analysis of the important role Paul played in Biblical affairs, and provides a coverage both scholarly and accessible as it reveals not only the extent of Paul's life, times, and influence, but lesser-known facts about his impact on Jesus and the world....Write comment (0 Comments)