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 […]


I Can’t Bear to Watch

Every Good Friday, I watch The Passion. I reserve watching this movie for once a year. This is an amazing movie, but I do not watch it more to ensure that it always has the impact that it first did. This movie is violent, emotional, and grueling. So was the Crucifixion. I can’t bear to […]

Shroud of Turin

The Shroud of Turin: A Study of the Passion

Whenever I think about the Passion of our Lord, I think back to a paper I did for my undergraduate thesis. I was told I could write about any subject I liked, and just prior to that I had heard about the Shroud of Turin. The Shroud is believed to be the actual burial cloth […]