Why Two Sacred Sites For One God?

The traditional history of Islam’s Ka’ba and Judaism’s Jerusalem’s Temple have alternately inspired millions of monotheists. Creatively focusing on the peaceful religious combination of both locations can inspire believers to work for miracles of peace. Structures come and go, but when Allah…
Do Jews Worship Ezra

Do Jews Worship Ezra?

Long before Da’esh (“Islamic State”) began murdering tens of thousands of woman and children in order to establish God’s right order in the world, Pope Gregory VII (r. 1073-1085) got the massacre ball rolling. Upon assuming the papacy in 1073, Pope Gregory…

What Jesus did and did not teach

“And behold, a (Jewish) lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Rabbi, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “What is written in the Torah? How do YOU read it?” He (the lawyer) answered,…

Mahdi/Messianic Era Coming

World leaders have been meeting and failing for 29 years to try to curb global warming, and in that time Earth has become a much hotter and deadlier planet. Trillions of tons of ice have disappeared, the burning of fossil fuels has…