Roman Soldiers, Jesus, & Heroic Little Boys

My 4-yr old son was playing with a forbidden set of toys this morning before I left the house.  They are forbidden by his big brother because they are his personal property, his collection of toy Roman soldiers.  There are figurines of Augustus Caesar—august and fierce with sword drawn—and a couple of centurions, armed to…

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Incarnation: God as Tangible, Visible… & Kill-able

My kids want to see God.  They want to touch Him.  They want to hear His voice.  They want to feel His arms cradling and hugging them. So do I. Divine intangibility is an age-old problem for human societies.  One practical way to bridge the distance between heaven and earth is to craft an object…

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