The Harrowing of Hell: What Really Happens Between Good Friday and Easter Sunday

  The traditional rendering of the Apostles’ Creed has a very strange-sounding line in it. Speaking of Jesus, it says that He “was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried.” It goes on to speak of the resurrection, but in between these lines […]

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The Eternal Num-Num

    One of my favorite names for God is “the Eternal Num-Num.” There’s a lot that I love about God included in this term. On one level, the meaning is pretty obvious: God is an eternal source of nourishment for us, a true “num-num” for the soul. “Taste and see that the Lord is […]

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