Mary and Old Joe

March 3, 2020 We left our last article with a surprise, Jesus being the answer, but what exactly does he answer? To many folks, like over 1 billion Catholics and tens of millions more protestant Christians, JC is the bees knees of their spiritual lives. In some ways that makes a kind of sense, I […]

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Not In Salem

May 1, 2021 According to the Biblical narrative, Solomon’s Temple, also known as the First Temple, was a Temple in Salem (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ: Beit Ha-Miqdash) built under King Solomon’s reign and completed in 957 BCE. The Temple was looted and then destroyed in 586 – 587 BCE at the hands of the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II, who also deported the Jews to Babylon. The destruction of the temple […]

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