A very perceptive essay that, inter alia, mentions Chesterton’s Father Brown while talking shrewdly about the difference between actually forgiving and merely excusing things we don’t really think are sins.Real forgiveness is hard because it addresses people who, you know, sinned, dammit!  They don’t deserve forgiveness.Correctamundo.  People who have sinned do not deserve forgivenness.  A… Read More

Christ died for sinners.  It sounds like a truism until some damn fool Christian takes it seriously and goes to Nuremburg to minister to and comfort Nazis. It is profoundly sobering to reflect on the fact that Hans Frank, the Gauleiter of Poland and a murderer of more than three million human beings was baptized in prison… Read More