Deepak’s jesus

  Deepak Chopra, in many ways a picture of American religion right next to Oprah and Osteen, has his own Jesus - or so he claims in a recent book of his, The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore (New York: Harmony Books, 2008).  He says the first Jesus is the historical one, "and we… Continue reading Deepak’s jesus

Don’t Come to the Garden Alone!

I'm sure many of you have heard the hymn "In the Garden" by C. Austin Miles (d. 1946).  The song has always given me the creeps.  Here are a few lyrics. "I come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses...he speaks, the sound of his voice is so sweet the… Continue reading Don’t Come to the Garden Alone!