Fundamental Ignorance

There is just so much that is wrong with this AP article about the Hajj that I hardly know where to begin. Climbing the rocky outcrop has no significance¬† (though some do climb it);¬† it is standing on the plain that is significant–symbolic of the day of judgment. And that’s where you have to be–not…

An Incarnational Buffer

Today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception for Catholics, the day dedicated to celebrating the Catholic dogma that Mary was conceived without the stain of original sin, in order to make her the fitting vessel for the son of God. It’s not a Biblical doctrine, but was developed by Franciscan speculation that if something…