Revelation: visions, prophecy & politics
April 17, 2014 02:24 AM
By: Artchil B. Fernandez
THE Book of Revelation is the most controversial chapter of the Bible. Throughout the ages, its visions of the end times, with graphic images of horrible monsters and beasts; the final cosmic war at the end of the world; of the great red dragon and the whore and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse haunted the Christian world and humanity.
Reflections on the Holy Week
April 17, 2014 02:22 AM
By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
THE Holy Week is a most important episode in Christian faith. It is during this time that Christians reminisce the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ on the cross.
Raised from the dead
April 17, 2014 02:20 AM
By: Henrylito D. Tacio
“FEAR nothing; you are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised again; he is not here!” That was what the angel told Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome (the mother of James and John) when they went to the burial site of Jesus Christ.
Women and the resurrection of Jesus
April 17, 2014 02:18 AM
By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA
EASTER SUNDAY (Year A)
Gospel reading: John 20,1-9
WE SEE opposing representations of women in the Bible. In the Old Testament they are sometimes considered as subordinate to men and as enjoying an inferior legal position (cf. Gen 12:12-20; 20:2; 19:8; Jgs 19:24-27; etc.), while in other passages they are presented as having high social position and dignity.
‘Father, forgive them…’
April 17, 2014 02:16 AM
By: Ranie Z. Jangayo
ACTS of sacrifice are most common among Catholic devotees and believers of Jesus this Holy Week. As Christians, some fast and abstain from worldly pleasures as their way of reflecting this Lenten Season. But others are inflicting physical pain to themselves as a way of atonement for their sinful acts.