Tag Archives: Destruction of the Second Temple

thus responds the light

At the time, or at least in the present, we are used to seeing Muslims carry their mat and pray, the legacy of the Mosque in the tent of the caravanserai variety, but at the time,WWII America, the idea of … Continue reading

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i thought i saw saint augustine

Jerusalem Syndrome….Jerusalem. Is it something in the water. An untraceable ingredient from an underground well? There is something. Jerusalem has always evoked¬† messianic symbolism and exerted a seemingly¬† magnetic attraction for people awaiting the Messiah, those who feel they can … Continue reading

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M is for messianic: when the saints come floating in

Messianism is the second great heretical tendency, following quickly on the heels, nipping at the ankles of puritanism. The first disciples of Christ held several extravagant notions popular among the persecuted jews of his time. In particular, they believed, Christ … Continue reading

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