Original Sin

Funny how Original Sin, a dismal doctrine that suddenly appeared from the quill of Augustine in the fourth century as he tried to explain away his own compulsive sexual behavior, really is a lot more about original blame. Even today, humans seem obsessed with guilt and blame. From mass shootings to weather events to viruses,…

Action vs. Meaning

The problem with how most people approach scripture and other mythical stories is perhaps best illustrated in the clip below from┬áThe Bird Cage. Anyone can read a selection from any written account and parrot back what the action was in the story. The problem is that action doesn't always convey the meaning that lies underneath…