How moral are we, really?

3rd Sunday after Epiphany—Mark 1:14-20—January 22, 2012 How moral are we, really? When push comes to shove, will we do the right thing? Some sociologists who study these kinds of questions did an interesting experiment recently in the Netherlands. They asked psychology students whether they would blow the whistle on an unethical experiment, one that … Continue reading How moral are we, really?

Baptism of Our Lord

January 8, 2012 John the Baptist has for me always been a fascinating character study. While the other disciples come across as gentle, even tentative, and certainly, with exceptions, dutiful to Jesus, John has the rebel in him. He comes across as a guy who didn’t mess with pretence, who wasn’t big on pretty words, … Continue reading Baptism of Our Lord