End of the Semester and Blog thinking

I'm sure you have noticed that I'm blogging less often this past couple of weeks. Well, I am up to my neck (eyeballs?) in schoolwork, have varied life happenings, and, generally, I simply have less time to blog. So I'll be blogging a lot less over the next month. Summer is coming, though, and I am very much looking forward to a summer off, some travel across the country, and time to relax, and integrate all of the intense happenings over the past 18 months.


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Holy Week, and what it's like to be observant but theologically radical

Yesterday, Palm Sunday, was the beginning of Holy Week. This is, basically, the first time I've observed Holy Week in any sense of the word. When I was a kid, growing up, and when I was a fundamentalist I remember Palm Sunday, and Easter, but nothing else registered. And from what I could tell, it was Christmas that was the most important holiday of the year. Then, of course, I ignored the whole thing except for noticing the chocolate eggs and chicks arrive at the store.

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Gospel of Judas

With impeccable timing, National Geographic has published the text, and a lot of information on a recovered codex, which contains something called "The Gospel of Judas." It's considered the biggest find in ancient Christian related text since the Nag Hammadi Library, discovered in 1948, and popularized by Elaine Pagels and others, containing the Gospel of Thomas.

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All the fuss about Boot Camp

Those of you who are Apple fanatics like me have already heard the news. Those of you who are just garden variety Apple users should know about this. And the Windows users should perk up your ears. Those of you that run Linux, well, go get some coffee, maybe.

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