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Some Pithy Statements

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Idolatry is any religious practice that gives mankind a measure of religious and emotional satisfaction, and that alleviates their conscience and requires nothing from them.  Religion is the propensity of men to take the holiest things of God in all of their well-meaning intention, and so to transfigure them as to rob them of their […]

Mt. Sinai versus the Cross of Christ

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

God’s revelation of Himself and the giving of the Law at Sinai was a history-shaping occurrence. However, in our insistence upon confining Him to Sinai, are we not again guilty of limiting the Holy One of Israel? Should our well-meaning defending of His Name and interests be founded solely on this revelation? Why refuse to think of Him other than in images that are convenient or congruent to our life-style? This would be the ultimate idolatry, ironically, in the name of rejecting idolatry!

The Failure of the Church in Japan

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

A probing insight into idolatry – both in the church and in the world, especially as revealed in Japan’s recent history.

Star Wars ‘The Phantom Menace’: An Ultimate Idolatry?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

I wonder how many share with me the irritation of entering a public place to be confronted with life-size cut-out grotesques publicizing Star Wars and products linked to its promotion? This omnipresent mass-market overkill inundates the community, invades our privacy and gives no relief to those of us who despise the whole unsolicited entertainment-marketing blitz!