Of Wheat and Weeds

An adult faith knows it must serenely accept the inevitable mingling of good and evil, wheat and weeds, wisdom and folly in our ecclesial realities, because it knows clearly that the roots of both reach into each of us. The boundary between wisdom and folly is porous in our own hearts, and light and darkness … Continue reading Of Wheat and Weeds

Life-Death-Life Is the Paradoxical Logic of Human Fulfillment

"For many Christians, belief in the saving work of Christ begins and ends with the passion, death, resurrection, and ascension of Christ, sometimes called the paschal mystery. The term paschal recalls the Hebrew Passover (Pasch), in which God delivered the Israelites from slavery into freedom. Christians hold that in death Christ too “passed over” into … Continue reading Life-Death-Life Is the Paradoxical Logic of Human Fulfillment