Mary Magdalene, Metaphorical Tower and the Good News
In addition to his twelve disciples Jesus had a group of devoted women followers. Mary Magdalene stands out by the number of times her name is mentioned in the Gospels. She’s the first among all the disciples to acknowledge the resurrected body of Christ. Throughout...
Apostle Paul’s Spiritual Experience: A Universal Manner of Being
Michael Rizzotti No matter if one is religious or agnostic, Paul's letters are compelling pieces of literature. Part confession, part exhortation, and part reprimand, his epistles are a gripping expression of a call to duty in the face of what the Apostle perceived to...
The Risen Lord: On Sovereignty and Tyranny
The resurrection of Jesus Christ is one of Christianity's most central creed. It is also one that is subject to literal as well as spiritual interpretations. The contention between the two stems from a lexical ambiguity of the term “body”. A word that in respect to...
Book of Job: A Vision of God
This essay is among the more popular on this site. It outlines the principle of the Lord-victim. Job who at the beginning of the story was God’s preferred character, is suddenly and for no reason, cast out of favor. Our hero who once at the top of system that he controlled is now an outcast and rejected from that world. As a pariah, he sees the system as an outsider and is able to perceive the whole reality of lordship and victim.
Exodus: God’s Presence in the Desert
In terms of the religious studies, Exodus is perhaps the most invaluable text that describes the birth a religion: The story of a leader without a kingdom and a people in search of the Promised Land.
God the Father: The Patriarchal Tradition
An outlined of basic concepts of God in the Old Testament.
Creation and Goddess Symbols in Genesis 1-3
A mythical exploration on the meaning of creation disclosing obscure goddess symbols in Genesis II, followed by a discourse on the drama of the fall of Adam and Eve.
The Holy Trinity & the Sacred Triad
The Holy Trinity as a dynamic interaction between the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. This dynamic triad also relates to a spiritual synergy between the sacred, the profane and the wholly other.
The Mother of God: The Overshadowed Reality of the Divine
Additional inquest into the nature and identity of the Holy Spirit and the profane reality of the Mother of God.
The Holy Spirit: The Profane Reality of the Trinity
Attempts to reveal the essence of the most elusive person of the Holy Trinity, the nurturing Giver of Life.