Calculating Seventy Times Seven?

Image via Wikipedia Some folk are fond of saying that the teachings of Jesus are impossible to live. “How often should I forgive – seven times?” asked Peter (no doubt believing himself to be typically magnanimous) “Pffft!”, replies Jesus, “not seven. Try seventy times seven!” This was yesterday’s lection, and Ben Smith, our guest speaker,Continue reading “Calculating Seventy Times Seven?”

Movie Dipping

How could two films be so different yet so similar? I saw them randomly and almost back to back (give or take a week or two). Both drama/comedies, both dealing with the paradoxical art and escapism of cinema, both unconsciously aware that the “acting out” before the camera mirrored the real life dramas of theContinue reading “Movie Dipping”