Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Last Snow – 2018

Mary Magdalene Rage

Several years ago I received a comment about Mary Magdalene on Mangozeen. The writer excoriated me without mercy for having written the following. My Argentinean friend, Dampira, send a Facebook survey of what Biblical character she would be. The website search engine decided Deborah, a prophetess of the Old Testament. My apostasy forced a rude […]

Tarzan Jesus

A religious festival in Guatemala featured a Jesus on a very high pole. The spectacle turned bad when ‘Jesus’ fell from his crucifixion perch, but luckily caught hold of a wire to break his fall. A miracle for Tarzan Jesus. His father was part god/ part ape. To watch Tarzan Jesus fall, please go to […]

The Outrage of Christ

THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST by Nikos Kazantzakis was a revelation for a young Catholic boy living on the South Shore of Boston in 1967. I found the book in our town library next to his successful novel ZORBA THE GREEK. The blurb on the dust cover shockingly declared that Kazantzakis had written this book […]

THE CURSE OF A NE’ER-DO-WELL by Peter Nolan Smith