Western Christianity and the Refugee Question

By now I am sure that you know about the debacle, both in America and in Europe, with the "Syrian refugees".  I'm also sure that you've heard more people talking about it than you care to remember (I know I have) but it is  important to have an understanding, grounded in fact, and a biblical … Continue reading Western Christianity and the Refugee Question

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Christ Pantokrator of Sinai, or God is Love/Justice

The portrait above is known as Christ Pantokrator of Sinai, also known as the Sinai Christ.  It was thought to have been commissioned by the Emperor Justinian for St. Catherine's monestary.  I first saw this painting in university during a class on the history of Christianity, and it's stuck with me ever since.  Now I've … Continue reading Christ Pantokrator of Sinai, or God is Love/Justice