My preferred translation of Bethlehem is “House of Meat,” and it reminds me that the little manger where Jesus was born was there to house livestock who would one day become supper for the town’s residents. So really, the tiny Messiah came to this world in a little meat room in the big house of […]
Archive for November, 2010
I will repeat myself. I am not, nor will I ever be, a Bible scholar. But I do know a few things. The Bible is filled with gruesome and violent tales, there are lots of rules and prophecies, and there’s a whole lot of eating going on.
Since I was raised Catholic, we were not encouraged […]