The Lesson of Nagasaki

This week marks the 82nd anniversary of the nuking of Nagasaki on the southernmost island of Japan which effectively ended the Second World War. It’s not the confluence of that event’s anniversary and the sudden worries of nuclear destruction flying again — although having petulant, spoiled man-children threaten nuclear war …

Why the Empty Tomb?

There are many mighty odd details about the Resurrection of Christ, even if one completely accepts the post-Easter stories in the Gospels at face value. In the first place, the stories contradict each other; secondly, there’s something extremely peculiar about the risen Lord starting with some rather odd superpowers; and …