When Religion Goes Bad

Proper 27 (B), November 9, 2003 When Religion Goes Bad Mark 12:38-44 The French mathematician Blaise Pascal once said, "People never do evil so cheerfully as when they do it in the name of God." Indeed, religion can become a platform for all sorts of actions and attitudes that are immor

Rendering To Caesar, Rendering To God

All Saints Sunday (B), November 2, 2003 Rendering to Caesar, Rendering to God Mark 12:28-34 During times of war and times of peace, Christians wonder what they owe to their government and what they owe to God. During our recent conflict with Iraq, this was no less an issue. The Los Angeles Time