Day: September 8, 2015

Ancient rituals uncovered?

Ancient rituals uncovered?

Archaeologists are excited to discover a “new” ancient monument just a couple of miles from Stonehenge. The Guardian reports that archaeologist Vince Gaffney, of Bradford University, is calling the find “archaeology on steroids.” He adds, “We presume it to be a ritual arena of some sort.” Two huge pits have been discovered in a two […]

Speaking to the Soul: Who Do You Say I Am?

Speaking to the Soul: Who Do You Say I Am?

Mark 8:27-38 In this week’s gospel Jesus offers us a verbal Rorschach Test. He asks: Who do you say I am? And the answer to his inquiry tells us more about the respondent than it does about the questioner. For the Pharisees and scribes the reflexive answer is that Jesus is a clever fraud. But […]