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Rabbi Jesus: a Review

Once in a great while I encounter an idea which resonates to my innermost core. These constructs become that little piece of jigsaw with the sky, the bit of cloud, and ray of insight that fit perfectly into a corner … Continue reading

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A Super Bowl Poem

The Lord G-d Almighty Dons His form-fit football jersey Emblazoned with the numeral “1”– Which is an inside joke, Him being the One G-d, and all– And his team-colors triangle Pennant on a stick (Another inside joke, you know). He … Continue reading

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Persephone’s Homecoming

      The Vernal Equinox occurred at a few minutes before noon, my time, yesterday.       Astronomically, the equinox is that point in earth’s orbit around the Sun when the equatorial plane passes the center of the Sun. At that point, … Continue reading

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Ashes to Ashes

 Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. What a poetic expression of a sublime Truth. Today is Ash Wednesday. It is the day in the liturgical calendar when a priest intones those words and forms a … Continue reading

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Come, let us die with him

  Today is the Feast Day of St. Thomas. Most Americans know the proverbial phrase Doubting Thomas. It is all most people—church-going Christians or not—know about the man.   According to all four of the canonical gospels Thomas was one … Continue reading

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Apples of Gold for the Dragon

Twice in the course of the past week I have encountered discussions of the Genesis “Fall of Humankind1” story. Both discussions featured popular cultural misconceptions of the narrative. These misconceptions have inspired me to offer a Mark’s Biblical Corner installment … Continue reading

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