Category archives for Religion

What “Sins” Do the “Religious” Commit?

Introduction If the following article is not clear enough, then it is an example of the kind of moral fault that we find among highly-placed religious authorities at the time of this writing.  However, we would like to state from the outset that we neither wish neither to focus on any particular contemporary scandal, nor […]

Epiphany of Three Wise Men

It has occurred to me on the Feast of the Epiphany, independently of any reference sources, that there is a certain dogmatic structure to this story.  Herewith we give our thoughts, on these perhaps real, maybe only imagined connections with associated concepts that the original relation brings to mind.  The word Epiphany, as used here, […]

The Crucifixion – Legal Death or Deicide?

Was the Crucifixion which Christians celebrate on Good Friday murder, or a legally-promulgated death (at least according to the norms of the time)? First, the question here posed (originally posted elsewhere) is specious, by presenting us with only two choices.  This would be like a police interrogation, without a lawyer (or the required objection), “Did […]

Works of Darkness: On John 3:20-21

Prologue Shades of Darkness Dark Chambers Order through Anonymity “Obscurantist” Lifestyle vs. Obscure Lives Other Concealment A Utopian Solution and its Opponents Conclusion For every man that doth evil hateth the light and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that […]

Religatio religionis [Versión en español]

Sobre varios escándalos en ámbitos religiosos, con énfasis sobre el Catolicismo Romano, y su 2014 sínodo sobre la familia. [Existe una versión en inglés de este artículo.] Propósito Nuestro objetivo se dirige a hacer hincapié en varios escándalos del orden religioso, especialmente el error de aquellos que modificaren el esquema heredado para que se cupiere […]

Religatio religionis [English Version]

On  Religious Scandals, with Special Emphasis on Roman Catholicism and the 2014 Synod on the Family Purpose Our objective in this essay is to demonstrate several scandals by religions, especially the error of those who would want to modify a denomination’s tenets in order to have it meet the necessities of the moment. Special emphasis […]