Entries by David Galston

On Parables

A parable is a form of teaching that eludes easy definition. In fact, its intention is to be elusive. Due to its very nature, it is easier to describe what a parable is not than what it is. A parable is not a pronouncement. It does not claim that the world should be one way […]

Radicalism and Christianity

As many people know, the word radical comes from the Latin word radix, which in French became racine, which means root. In French, Rue Racine can be translated to English as Main Street. So, in effect, “radical” in its definition is not really radical. It just means the root or main meaning of something. However, […]