Monthly Archives: April 2006

Something to Ponder

While doing some research on another topic, I came across the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted and proclaimed on December 10, 1948, by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The U.S. was a willing signatory and supporter. Article 25 reads as follows: Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to […]

Spiritual ramblings on the Gospel of Judas

I am fascinated by the recent discovery of a supposed Gospel of Judas. Whether it is authentic remains to be seen. But the reality that it brings forth regarding Christian truth is something that I have contemplated for years. Thirty years ago, when I was still deeply involved in creating religious sculpture, I decided to do a sculpture of Judas. People asked me why. The reason, I said, is very simple. He is the true Christ figure in the Gospels. […]