Reading In An Age of Barbarism

Reading in an Age of Barbarism* I’m continually struck dumb by the question of the value of reading. It is as if folks have forgotten how we all became participators in an incredible, albeit flawed, experiment known as western civilization. Many will say that civilization is founded upon the myth of violence. I suppose this…

Who Is the Hero of the Story?

Who is the hero of the story? For years I had defined my faith in a series of propositions and clever systematic conclusions. This was the meaning and answer behind everything I did. That was until I actually encountered the living Christ! Seriously, there were tears, laughter and an intense sense of wonder overflowing from…