This Byzantinian Life

If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without ascending it, the work would have been permitted. ~Kafka As someone who has always had an intermediate skill with technology, I routinely find myself frustrated, clicking through search engine results with bloodshot eyes, struggling with what hours ago had already begun to feel Continue Reading

Extra Ecclesiam: Can Religion and People Be Free at the Same Time?

In the Gospel of Mark, when a group of Pharisees asked Jesus why his disciples were gathering wheat on the Sabbath—something which was evidently seen as unlawful—Jesus answered that “the Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.” This statement is, in a nutshell, the principal contribution of Christian philosophy to the world Continue Reading