"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
This Just Wasn't the Year for Jesus
When Zach Johnson won the Masters Golf Tournament last year, he credited the victory to his faith in Jesus. This year, that faith placed him well back in the pack. My goal in pointing this out is not to make fun of faith in Jesus, but of the heretical idea that this faith is a route to worldly success. Augustine trounced that view 1600 years ago -- isn't it time we gave it a rest?