Reading “Jesus Wept” via Plutarch’s Cato the Younger

John 11.35 is one of my favorite, if not the favorite, bible verses. Simply, “Jesus wept.” We know the story


Why can’t I use this quote from Plutarch about atheism to make a point about Christians?

Homer also gives him the epithets of murderous and Jacka-both-sides. Moreover, Chrysippus, explaining the name of this Deity, fixes a


Plutarch and θεόπνευστος

In a recent conversation, one which I’m not going to link to because, well, every challenge presented, even in the


What does Plutarch have to do with Deutero-Pauline?

Plutarch (46 – 120 AD) records that the great orator Gorgias delivered a speech to the Greeks regarding concord, a


Paul Among the People – Contents

This is the second part of my review of Sarah Ruden’s Paul Among the People from Image Catholic Books.  You