bell hooks asked me
when you marry
to orality, acousticality, signality
then every interdependent human text
can be tagged and connected
i think i just gave birth to the matrix
please don’t be mad at me
for something that was supposed to be
did you know the wachowski sisters are prophets?
jack esqueleto told me
Time’s contingency is a real b****, isn’t it.
Adolf von Harnack was happily following F. C. Baur’s lead in moving Luke and Acts to the middle of the second century.
Harnack, simply because Acts ends in an unresolved fashion with Paul in prison, went from Baur’s position to put Luke and Acts in the 60s.Read More »
I personally am a Christian. I’m proud to have been baptized as a Christian and to have served as a minister in a Black Church for four years. I’m proud to have taught at Christian colleges and seminaries. I’m proud to have spent my whole adult life studying the Jewish and Christian scriptures. They are so, so amazing.Read More »
Another excerpt from the closing, synthetic, creative-writing oriented chapter of my forthcoming book, The Mythical Christ.Read More »
I wrote this poem back on October 15, 2017, shared it with friends and submitted it for publication at the time. It didn’t get picked up, so this seems like a fitting time to self-publish it.Read More »
Another excerpt from my forthcoming book, specifically from the creative syntheses in the concluding chapter, aiming to demonstrate and modernize the mimetic hybridity of Jewish-Christian literature in late antiquity.Read More »