Posts with the tag “questioning”

Letters to Peregrinus #26 - On Mistakes
by Rick Ganz on July 11th, 2017
Dear Peregrinus: Finally our Summer here has gained the confidence it lacked in June. Good! You asked me whether we could, or dare to, attribute to Jesus “mistakes.” The possibility that He could make mistakes has unsettled you. I had remarked to you how I had noticed in both the Gospel of Mark and Luke that Jesus, as he commenced His public life, “appears to have come on too strong ...  Read More
Letters to Peregrinus #13 - From Expectations to Contemplation
by Rick Ganz on December 24th, 2015
Dear Peregrinus: Good to hear from you. I had not expected that I would because Christmas is now so close, and, to be honest, I myself did not think that I would be able to write back to you because of many commitments before me to meet between now and Christmas. However, I remind myself that for me to pause, to let go of other concerns, and to bring my whole attention ...  Read More
Letters to Peregrinus #11 – On Asking Necessary Questions
by Rick Ganz on December 10th, 2015
Dear Peregrinus: Happy second week of Advent to you! I appreciate that you stay in touch with me, and that you are so open with me about questions you have about our common faith in Christ. As to the questions that you ask me, I say this. You only ask a question to whose answer you are genuinely committed. This shows maturity, and in the case of religious questions, a reverence ...  Read More
Letters to Peregrinus #8 - On Questions Asked by a Fifteen-Year Old
by RIck Ganz on September 24th, 2015
Dear Peregrinus: It was wonderful to enjoy the evening with you, though I am guessing that your found your food and wine not up to snuff. I would agree that my food lacked flavor; something a little flat in it. Yet, the space was cool and comfortable; it was not too crowded and noisy; and of course I got to share it with you. Thank you. It was not until this morning that ...  Read More