What killed Jesus was not irreligion, but religion itself; not lawlessness, but precisely the Law;
not anarchy, but the upholders of order.
It was not the bestial but those considered the best who crucified the one in whom divine Wisdom was visibly incarnate.
~Walter Wink


In A Perfect World?

You’ve heard the same shtick, I’m sure. In the beginning, God made everything perfect, then us humans came along and messed everything up. There’s been distress and turmoil ever since, and it is all our fault. Had that “first sin” not come along, we’d still be living in a perfect paradise and all would be well.

Here’s the problem. The Bible never says that God created a world that was perfect. (more…)

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