This post will explore the Joseph saga in light of the theme of exchange. Before unpacking the Joseph story, I will first outline previous incidents of exchange in Genesis. I will then interpret the Joseph story, emphasizing those points of thematic significance. After which I will give a few suggestions for the interpretation of this theme … Continue reading Notes on Exchange in Genesis: The Allegorical Sense of the Joseph Saga
Assorted Thoughts on Vocation:
As it is time for me to wrap this series up, here are some notes: Continue reading “A Word on Hope: Vocation in Light of the Baltimore Riots, Part III. b (The Last) of III”
Part III.a When I began working on this series, I wanted to respond to the idea that “rioters simply need to get a job.” There is a certain naivete in suggesting that the right job could alleviate despair and serve as a sufficient source of human fulfillment. At the same time, many of us draw … Continue reading A Word on Hope: Vocation in Light of the Baltimore Riots, Part III.a of III
A purpose in all things is not possible to discern, but that such exists in all nature is so. The world is indeed subject to futility and as such cannot in every happening be scrutinized for import. But something as regular and universal as excretion must have some theological significance. For Milan Kundera, the writer … Continue reading Why we Poo: A Theology of Excr…utiating Delicacy
What do cows get paid for their work?
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Come back in an hour and I’ll tell you. It is my dream to continue as a college teacher; yet there is no guarantee I shall. What I do believe is that wherever I end up, I will find my gifts made useful. What a funny phrase, ‘where I end up’. a career is no … Continue reading What Happens to a Dream Deferred?
What do farmers call it when 10 calves race to the barn?
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