All the news I wish to print

There are all kinds of stories out there. Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry. Some will make you shrug, some will make you scream. Read any daily paper or listen to any newscast and your emotions can go from happy to sad to disbelief to fear to incredulity to horror to anger in very short order.
As we go along, there will be stories, as Paul Harvey used to say, to "wash your ears out with." There will be others that will make you feel like you need to be deloused simply by virtue of have in heard or read them. Some posts will be religious, some secular and for some I expect will defy easy classification in either category. I hope you will join me in this journey and pleas feel free to comment along the way.
For my part I pledge not to remove any posts unless they are vulgar, libelous, threatening or otherwise in violation of the standards of civil discussion. I will not remove any post simply because I disagree with it but I will reserve the right to respond to any challenges that come my way.
God bless you and welome to my blog.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog: What would Jesus Occupy?

What would Jesus Occupy?

The temptation to turn Jesus Christ into the poster child for one's political agenda and ideological dreamscape is an ancient and perennial one. Recall that Jesus, on several occasions, had to correct misunderstandings among both his disciples and the crowds that followed about the nature of his Kingdom and the means by which he was bringing into being. After feeding the five thousand, for example, Jesus had to depart from the scene of that great miracle in order to avoid coercive attempts to make him a political figurehead: "Perceiving then that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, Jesus withdrew again to the mountain by himself" (Jn 6:15).

Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog: What would Jesus Occupy?

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