The Curiosity Index (07.04.2015)

Here is a collection of photos from Good Friday celebrations around the world. What struck me is how Christianity truly is a global faith. Talking of which, here are some statistics and comments on the continued growth of Christianity around the world. You may be one of those people that modifies what they eat according to the associated risks. If you are this will drive you crazy as everything you eat both causes and prevents cancer. Jon Matthias shares the barmiest piece of unsolicited mail he’s ever received. Lastly, while I deplore his…

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The long Friday and the death of the world

Here in Sweden, today is not known as Good Friday but The Long Friday (långfredagen) because ‘the day was marked by sorrow when the day was long and hard for Jesus.’ I was struck by The Gospel of Mark’s account and it’s repetition in just a few verses. This is from the ESV “And they crucified him and divided his garments among them, casting lots for them, to decide what each should take. And it was the third hour when they crucified him. And the inscription of the charge against him read, “The King of the Jews.”…

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