Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, by Garry Wills. (Penguin) Wills – who as a young man spent more than five years in a Jesuit seminary – finds only a dubious foundation for the Roman Catholic priesthood, and its religious powers, in the books of the New Testament. Using his linguistic skills and his impressive command of both secondary literature and patristic sources, the author doesn’t advocate ...
REV. WOMACK DEVOTIONAL: Are you being changed?
Matthew’s Gospel records Jesus’ journey in physical ways. We see Jesus travel to the mountaintop where he changes physically. He is transfigured in front of witnesses who relate to the experience with
The Origins of Weird Hacker Bird Avatar From House of Cards
We found it! The wait is over (and it's not Admiral Ackbar.) Spoilers about season two of House of Cards below! You might remember our friend better as " Bird with helmet with voice of Jigsaw from Saw ." He's the avatar of Gavin Orsay, the hacker who helps out/totally fucks over Lucas Goodwin on his deep web search for a connection between Zoe Barnes and Frank Underwood. He first appears to ...
Google vs Russia, Facebook timetravel and Ballmer on the curb: #StuffToKnow this week
Google’s decided to take on Russia in winter at the same time as science has been taking on God in Kentucky. Facebook meanwhile gave us all a blast from the past before the really enthusiastic CEO of Microsoft who never quite got mobile, in a world walking away from the desktop, finally got replaced. INTERNET Take a look back into your Facebook history A blast from the past came to us all on ...
REV. WOMACK DEVOTIONAL: Is being an action?
Actions and beliefs come from different places in our lives. Sometimes actions are good and righteous but are not necessarily related to belief. Other times our beliefs govern our actions without any