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Weakness Through Eastern Eyes

Three times I implored the Lord that it might depart from me, and he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you; for power is perfected in weakness.”

Biblical weakness is an often misunderstood concept in Western Christendom. In the East, including the regions in which the Scriptures were…

The Pythia, a virgin from the local village selected in ceremonies that established her as Apollo’s choice, sits atop the sacred tripod as the Delphic oracle.

How Jesus Overthrew the Ancient World

(The following is an imagined online chat.)

Greece. Late 1st Century. A prominent philosopher named Plutarch and his companions are discussing a troubling phenomenon in regard to oracles: those places at which advice or prophecy were sought from the gods in classical antiquity.

Colin MacIntyre

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