About Philip E Jenks

Philip, a synodical deacon in the ELCA Metropolitan New York synod, is a retired communicator for American Baptist Churches USA, the U.S. Conference for the World Council of Churches, the U.S. National Council of Churches, and two Philadelphia area daily newspapers. He and his spouse, the Rev. Dr. Martha M. Cruz, are the parents of six adults and are members of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, N.Y. They live in Port Chester, N.Y.
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1 Response to HIDING

  1. anfearfaire says:

    It is the Lord’s Day. The Holy Sabbath. HE will arise on the First Day of the week.
    According to traditional beliefs, Jesus has been in the tomb for one whole night.
    This is not the Dark Ages when folks did not have schooling and were illiterate, believing anything that came out of the mouth of the Pope, Cardinal, Bishop, Deacon or Parish Priest. Would someone of intelligence please explain how twilight Friday to rising of the sun on Sunday is three nights.
    Any child with a basic knowledge of math knows the answer. Those of us who have studied on the collegiate and post-graduate level courses in calculus, statistics, and probability theory still cannot figure out this fuzzy math invented by the church.
    I must confess, however, that speaking with a few of my fellow believers; they will secretly whisper, “The Crucifixion must have been Wednesday or Thursday.” It will then be followed with an admonishment, “Do not say I told you so.”

    La voz de la razón

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