Mark D. Roberts

Mark D. Roberts

Bad News for the Son of God

First it was Barry Bonds. Then Marion Jones. Then Michael Phelps. Then A-Rod. Now look who’s in trouble for violations of athletic regulations. Yikes!

  • Dianne

    So how many sports journalists would even get the irony of this headline anymore? Or the society at large, for that matter? Thanks for sharing the smile!

  • Jim Berkley

    I have always gotten a kick out of sports coverage for Catholic schools. The headlines are often a kick:
    Whole theological texts could be written on sports headlines.
    Jim Berkley
    Bellevue, WA

  • Neil Cowling

    Add to the list:
    St. Mary Spanks Divine Child

  • Mark Roberts

    Wow! You’re getting me inspired!

  • Mark Roberts
  • Mark Roberts

    Or how about:
    St. Mel ousts Holy Trinity

  • http://presbyweb Dave Knupp

    Outside the realm of parochial schools but in the mix nonetheless, my father (a Penn State grad)loved to tell the story about the PSU Nittany Lions beating Texas Christian Universtiy in football. Headline in the student paper the next day: “Lions 44, Christians 0″

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In this series on the death of Jesus, I have presented four different perspectives on why Jesus had to die: Roman, Jewish, Jesus’, and Early Christian. I believe that each of these points of view has merit, and that we cannot fully understand ...

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Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling
Can We Find God in the City? Psalm 48:1-14 Go, inspect the city of Jerusalem. Walk around and count the many towers. Take note of the fortified walls, and tour all the citadels, that you may describe them to future generations. For that ...

posted 2:05:51am Apr. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 3
An Act and Symbol of Love Perhaps one of the most startling of the early Christian interpretations of the cross was that it was all about love. It’s easy in our day, when crosses are religious symbols, attractive ornaments, and trendy ...

posted 2:41:47am Apr. 08, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 2
The Means of Reconciliation In my last post, I examined one of the very earliest Christian statements of the purpose of Jesus’ death. According to the tradition encapsulated in 1 Corinthians 15, Jesus died “for our sins in accordance with ...

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