The Last Days of Jesus

The Last Days of Jesus

On February 4, PBS ran a documentary entitled The Last Days of Jesus.  In it, Jesus is depicted as a participant in a three-person plot to reshape the political landscape of an unruly Judea population, a persistent thorn in the side of its Roman occupiers.  In the...
The Rainbow Body

The Rainbow Body

  It is a Tibetan Buddhist term that refers to a phenomenon where bodies of simple, spiritually disciplined people dissolve into emptiness, usually at death but in rare cases, prior to death. The term derives from the multicolored light display that  accompanies the...
Mystery of the Shroud

Mystery of the Shroud

As Christendom’s most holy relic, it is indeed a mystery; a mystery made complex by the many varying opinions as to how the image of a crucified man came to be deposited on the cloth. The faithful say the image is that of Jesus and accept the cloth as validation of...