MAYHEM: random or deliberate violence or damage.


You’ve probably seen the Allstate insurance commercials which feature an excellent actor and stunt man , Dean Winters, who purports to be someone known as “Mayhem.” I cringe as he survives crashes, explosions, roofs caving in, and any number of very effectively screened disasters. His point is that mayhem happens…even to the best of us.    That […]

DIVINE RETRIBUTION: a diety’s response to human error by inflicting disaster, pain and death

I seem to be on a theology kick these days.  Maybe it’s the Holy Week/Passover week that has stimulated my spiritual juices.  Or, it is more likely that a comment from readers  about my posting about Liturgical Drama excited my ruminations in this realm of theology.  In any case, it is a perfect opportunity to […]