Itâ€™s axiomatic these days — The Customer Is Always Right. Youâ€™ll hear from all sorts of customer service gurus. But it isnâ€™t true, and you need to realize that. What brought it home to me was recently re-hearing a radio interview from a decade ago. Twelve Years As A Slave was a big movie, won […]
Category Archives: Religion
Thoughts on human approaches to God
Just a few weeks after Time magazine writes about Exposing the “Jesus’ Brother” Hoax we get treated to this: the trial judge in the alleged forgery case recommended the prosecution, um, “reassess its position.” (Jerusalem Post / San Francisco Chronicle) What both of these stories omit is that one of the “experts” who claimed “the […]
Joel Johnson writes a familiar but sad story. Malfeasance from a pastor drove him out of Christianity. He’s not alone; writer Sue Monk Kidd tells a tragically similar story. I’m absolutely certain the two are not alone in their experience. And they pose a conundrum, to believers and to those who have left because of […]
When I saw this, I just couldn’t help myself. Lift and enjoy, Dr Witherington!
I don’t like books “exposing” flaws in The DaVinci Code, if for no other reason than they display a lack of sportsmanship. Finding errors in that book is like fishing at a trout farm; the only real question is how many minutes will it take to catch one. That having been said, I’d like to […]