Reflection, Religion

The Lord’s Supper

(Featured Photo: "Last Supper in Gaza" by Vivek Vilasini) I was recently reading Catholic Biblical Quarterly and came across a journal article that was about what Paul meant when he used the term 'The Lord's Supper' in 1 Cor 11:20 (I know... thrilling stuff). The intention of the article was to determine whether Paul meant Eucharist/Communion when he… Continue reading The Lord’s Supper

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Palestine

Another Brick in the Wall

"Did you see the wall?" The question legitimately confused me the first time someone asked. Which wall? *** The Western Wall The stones of the last standing Temple wall were painted orange with the sunset of my second day in Israel. They were larger than I had imagined, thousands of prayers crammed into the narrow… Continue reading Another Brick in the Wall

Theology

Reflection: Simon Peter & Spiritual Maturity

I'm unsure of what promoted it, but yesterday I found myself thinking about the scene in Matthew depicting Peter attempting to walk on water towards Christ. Christian or no, almost everyone is familiar with what occurs next in the story; Peter becomes afraid, doubts, and begins to sink below the churning waves. 'Peter, you dipshit'… Continue reading Reflection: Simon Peter & Spiritual Maturity