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Hope is only sleeping…

"God is dead." -Friedrich Nietzsche Three words - nine letters - out of 174 pages in Nietzsche's The Gay Science may be the best-known declaration in all of philosophy. Nietzsche's statement was a philosophical declaration, not a historical one. In his esteemed estimation, Enlightenment rationality had put an end to man's need for God. Eighteen centuries before

Allies: a Good Friday Meditation

Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people made their plans how to have Jesus executed. So they bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate the governor. Matthew 27:1-2 Hours of testimony before the convened body of the religious ruling elite had done little to move

Understood: A Holy Week meditation for Thursday

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” John 13:12 Jerusalem was buzzing as the Passover - the celebration of deliverance by the direct intervention of the Almighty - approached. As the

Turned Over: a Holy Week meditation for Monday

Christ Driving the Money Changers out of the Temple by Valentin De Boulogne   Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs. Then he said to the tree,