Posts from October 2017

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No Fear of Man

by Tyler Dirks

Once upon a time there was a group of important, powerful, and well-groomed men who believed in Jesus, but for fear of pretentious religious performers – they hid their fascination and agreement with Jesus. They were “sensibly concerned” with the risks of being ostracized and shunned by the jury of their peers (for they loved […]

My Mystic Friend

by Tyler Dirks

Have you ever heard of Hans Ur Von Balthasar? He was a Swiss rich kid educated k-12 by Benedictine monks and then did his higher-learning in Austria and Germany. Eventually Hans got involved in a Jesuit community in Deutschland (Jesuits were outlawed in Hans’ homeland until 1973 …I’m not precisely sure why the Swiss didn’t […]