Salon-a-thon

I found three interesting articles on Salon.com today, all related to my interest in theology and teleology. The first is one of Salon’s lead-off articles for today, an interview with religious historian James Carse (professor emeritus at NYU).  He takes a very iconoclastic approach to religion, at least, one rather at odds with my understanding. … Continue reading

Postscript to Noah’s Rainbow

Postscript to Noah’s Rainbow: the Epistle to Diognetus In my web travels today, I came upon the Early Christian “Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus,” dated to approximately 130-200 AD. You can read the full letter here. And, nice explanations of it here and here. The letter’s anonymous author, Mathetes (simply Greek for “disciple”), is rather … Continue reading