Gazing into the Abyss of God-forsakenness

“God is dead.” Friedrich Nietzsche On this Holy Saturday, the strangest of days, Nietzsche’s famous declaration in fact rings true. On this one day of the year, the God of the Universe is dead. True, God is eternal and could never die in His divinity. But yesterday, Jesus Christ, God Himself made flesh, was brutally […]

When Bad Things Happen

We all struggle at some time in our lives with the age-old problem of “Why does God let bad things happen to good people?” Rabbi Kushner’s book on the subject really messed me up during my twenties and for a long time it shut down my ability to pray to God. Had only someone pointed […]