The Despair of Christmas: A Christmas Meditation from the Old Testament
J.R.R. Tolkein* coined a term, “eucatastrophe” (from Greek eu “good” and catastrophe “destruction), in which he meant, “the sudden happy...
"Not all those who wander are lost"
"The two best instruments to study history and geography: your common sense and legs"--Jack Pastor
I travel the lands of the Bible--Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Italy--because I believe that the lands of the Bible provide a unique doorway to enter the world of the Bible, and help us understand how to read the Bible. I invite you to join me on my journeys as I discuss traveling to these lands and the sites, my musings on the physical, historical, cultural, and spiritual settings of the Bible, marrying it with my joy for the culinary flavors found in the modern lands of the world of the Bible.