A Jesuit Theological Joke

  I rarely remember even the simplest joke but I have never forgotten this intellectual, theological joke told 30 years ago by a Jesuit priest in front of a University New Testament class. Jesus was walking alongside the Sea of Galilee when he turned to Simon Peter and asked him “Who do you say that I…… Continue reading A Jesuit Theological Joke

The Purity and Power of Parables

Catholic writers, especially those of us who expound on the inner, spiritual life should carefully follow Christ’s example. Jesus used simple stories and parables to explain spiritual truths. It was the only way He could come close to explaining the inexplicable. Although He could discuss complex theological issues with deep insight into scripture from the age…… Continue reading The Purity and Power of Parables

Who Do You Say That I Am?

I rarely remember even the simplest joke but I have never forgotten this intellectual, theological joke told 30 years ago by a Jesuit priest in front of a university New Testament class. Jesus was walking alongside of the Sea of Galilee when he turned to Simon Peter and asked him “Who do you say that I…… Continue reading Who Do You Say That I Am?