Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas Story V: Afterthoughts

December 28, 2013 This is the sixth and last of a series of posts on the Christmas story in the gospels. The first one concerned Matthew’s account, the second concerned Mark’s account, the third and fourth concerned Luke’s account, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Story IV: John’s Version

December 25, 2013 This is the fifth of a series of posts on the Christmas story in the gospels. The first one concerned Matthew’s account, the second concerned Mark’s account, and the third and fourth concerned Luke’s account. Then there … Continue reading

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Life Along the Polluted River

December 23, 2013 From the National Geographic Photo Contest this year:  Honorable Mention People: Life Along The Polluted River- A boy plays with balloons by Buriganga River as smoke emits from a dump yard during sunset in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo … Continue reading

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Christmas Story III: Luke’s Version (part two)

December 16, 2013  This is the fourth of a series of posts on the Christmas story in the gospels. The first one concerned Matthew’s account, and the second concerned Mark’s account.  I’m dividing consideration of the story in Luke into … Continue reading

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Christmas Story III: Luke’s Version (part one)

December 14, 2013 This is the third of a series of posts on the Christmas story in the gospels. The first one concerned Matthew’s account, and the second concerned Mark’s account.  I’ll divide consideration of the story in Luke into … Continue reading

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Christmas Story II: Mark’s Version

December 11, 2013 This is the second of a series of posts on the Christmas story in the gospels. The first one concerned Matthew’s account. If we mean by the Christmas story the story of Jesus’s miraculous birth to Mary, … Continue reading

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Christmas Story I: Matthew’s Version

December 9, 2013 It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas at our house. We’ve acquired a tree, but it’s still in the garage waiting our unearthing the stand. A smaller artificial tree is up and now has lights, … Continue reading

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