Entombed, Jesus is befriending our subterranean selves. In the places we rarely acknowledge, he is urging us to wake up! What gifts of high strangeness does Holy Saturday hold for us?
The following is an excerpt from a haunting new rendition, The Book of Revelation: A New Translation by Michael Straus and Jennifer May Reiland. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. I saw no temple in the city, for the Lord God, Ὁ Παντοκράτωρ, he is its temple, he […]
Mike’s note: The following guest-post by Jason Louv is inspired by his ground-breaking historical tome, John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World. Here Jason looks at how Christianity and ‘the occult,’ often seen by fundamentalists on both sides as polar opposites, actually exist along a continuum […]
“Jesus (peace be upon him) is unambiguously mentioned over 25 times in the Qur’an,” the young Imam explained to us at the Raleigh Islamic Center this week. “This is many more times than even the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).” I was learning this in a very unique context – about 30 Christians and 30 Muslims got […]
What comes to mind when you think of ‘the end-times’ or ‘the return of Jesus’? For some, this is a tired topic, about as relevant as underwater basket weaving. For others, it literally defines their lives. For many, ideas about eschatology fuel their passion & faith in God; for still many others, those same teachings […]