Make us worthy Lord to serve our fellow men throughout the world, who live...– Prayer of St. Francis, as prayed by Mother Teresa before the UN
OT Death Penalty Observations
King David would have been guilty of at least 2 counts of Capital Murder under Alabama’s Capital statute and an additional count of “Capital” Adultery under Old Testament law, relating to his indiscretion with Bathsheba and the subsequent arranged murder of her husband, Uriah. It is fortunate that God and the prophet Nathan were more forgiving than Alabama’s judicial...
Who decides what’s sacred? Over the centuries so many things have been deemed sacred. Bowls and water, bread and wine & fire. Things both tangible and insubstantial. Ordinary things for perceived extraordinary purpose. Conversely, who decides what is NOT sacred? Paper and dirt, smoke detectors and fans & freshly vacuumed carpet. What about when these ordinary things are hosts to...