Crucifixion

Thumbnail shutterstock 574906663 Good Friday

Good Friday was bad long before it was good, at least from outward appearances. God was being crucified by all that can go bad in the world: pride,...

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Thumbnail crucifixion of christ pietro perugino How strange is the cross

Fleming Rutledge’s “The Crucifixion” is one of the most stimulating and thought-provoking books of theology that I have read in the past 10 years....

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Thumbnail pope francis took part in a penitential service at st peters basilica march 28 2014 credit lauren cater cna 2 cna 3 28 14 1 Pope Francis: kiss the crucifix, kiss the wounds of Jesus

In his general audience address Pope Francis spoke on the meaning of suffering and evil, explaining that it is a mystery which finds its answer in...

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Thumbnail christ on the cross crucifixion 1761 9palacio real aranjuez The Cross of Jesus: God's Awful Work of Love

I would like to continue reflecting on Fleming Rutledge's extraordinary book The Crucifixion, which I consider one of the most insightful...

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Thumbnail cross   google art project The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

On Sept. 14 each year, the Catholic Church observes the solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. As a solemnity, it takes precedence over the...

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