Tag Archives: Messiah

Jesus, The Life

After a critical inspection of the Gospels and the other available evidence, historians have attempted to marshal what appear to be the verifiable events of the life of Jesus of Nazareth. No one seriously doubts that he existed, that he was an itinerant Jewish preacher in Galilee during the formal Roman occupation of Judea after […]

Why Are There Gospels and How Were They Made?

The lives of the dead survive only as the memories of others. Those memories, along with the subject’s own reflections, are now preserved in a variety of mechanical forms: in writing, orally on recordings, and visually on film, but the memory of those who lived long ago is available only in the form of the […]

Playing By The Book

Derek Jeter, as we all know, has now reached almost divine status, right up there in the Nelson Mandela, Elie Wiesel and George Clooney neighborhood. He could in fact stand in for Jesus himself if the occasion arose. *** At his birth, the angels were heard singing, “Holy God, We Praise Thy Game” until interrupted […]