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I am late! The illness of that society is so nearly fatal that men and women rage against their healers, feverishly blinded to the truth of their condition. Futility and despair, triviality and waste of life, insensitivity to suffering, instinctive recourse to violence to protect the guarded playground – this is the prognosis of our…

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The peculiar predicament of the present-day self surely came to pass as a consequence of the disappointment of the high expectations of the self as it entered the age of science and technology. Dazzled by the overwhelming credentials of science, the beauty and elegance of the scientific method, the triumph of modern medicine over physical…

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Paul Blakely took special exception to the spread of scientific charity, and especially to its implicit – and frequently explicit – denigration of more traditional forms of almsgiving. As he put it, in the past we had given, without the benefit of careful investigation, to those persons we deemed especially needy. If our money had…

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Volans from MURAT SAYGINER on Vimeo. + Yet this does not exhaust what we have to say about Israels monarchy. Two important points have still to be made. The first can be summarized briefly. We can say that in the biblical accounts “good” kings are always defeated by Israel’s enemies, and the “great” kings who…

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