O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

This hymn has a simple tune set to hauntingly beautiful harmony by my favorite classical composer, Johann Sebastian Bach. I’ve seen several versions of the words, and I’m not sure which is the most authentic, so I’ll post them as I learned them. Their message of deep devotion to Christ in response to His sacrifice […]

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Understanding and Belief

I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe that I may understand: for this also I believe, that unless I believe, I will not understand. – Anselm of Canterbury (1033 – 1109) Anselm was a medieval archbishop of Canterbury, and a brilliant scholar, philosopher and theologian. Among other things, he […]

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Knowing The Truth

Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it. When I first read this quote, it gripped me immediately. Our relativistic postmodern culture scorns the notion of truth, and condemns anyone who holds absolute values of right and wrong as intolerant. Only someone […]

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