Little Dr. Christiansteins

“You bring stolen, lame, or sick animals. You bring this as an offering! Am I to accept that from your hands?” asks the Lord. (Malachi 1:13). This verse addresses the Levites.  The Levites were the priests of Israel, the keepers and teachers of God’s law.  They knew that sacrificing a defective animal violated the law (Lev. 1:3, 10)….

A Monstrous Confession

OK.  Confession time.  I love monsters—in literature, film, you name it.  Years ago, I read an article that talked about monsters as powerful artistic symbols.  Up to that point, I mainly thought of Bela Lugosi or Lon Chaney slouching through a B-movie set on one of the back lots  at Universal Studios.  You know, Plan…