Browsing: Sacrifice

Of the seven Lectures on Faith, Lecture Sixth is perhaps my personal favorite. It is the only lecture that has this footnote:…

The symbol of a mountain is a common archetype in religious traditions and is it any wonder? Their everlasting stability,…

This is a great paradigm-shifting article that I discovered years ago by Blake T. Ostler. There is some really great stuff in here ranging from the atonement and our private relationship to God and then some fascinating insights on sacred rites, sacrifice and even plural marriage. This is not a casual read, so make sure that you set aside the time!

To most living today the word ‘holocaust’ is not a very pleasant word. But like many words today that make up our vernacular, this word has very ancient origins that take us far beyond World War 2.

We usually think of the word ‘covenant’ as simply meaning ‘a promise’ or ‘a promise between two people’, but a deeper study of the word reveals that there is much more happening when we speak of covenants and their implications.