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All Things Thriller

A Celebration of Thrillers, Noire and Black Comedy by Pamela Lowe Saldana

Tag / Christianity

The Substance of Hope: The Conundrum of Why?

  Most biblical scholars and theologians, or at least those that fall within the purview of my knowledge, believe that Job lived after Noah and the great flood, and before Moses. In those days there were no commandments and men and women lived by their own conscience. Then as now, those close to God lived […]

The Substance of Hope: The Chains of Pleiades

In the days of Job, God had not yet torn a remnant from the peoples of the world as he would later, beginning with the lineage of Abraham. From Abraham’s descendants the Israelite nation was born. Judaism sprang from God’s covenant with Abraham’s descendants, and the restrictions he placed upon them. Job lived in the […]

In Something Bigger

  It is a small and mighty thing that knows no boundary and respects no law. It does not discriminate. And it is not fair. It wreaks havoc on the weak, while it stalks the strong. Fear is its prelude. Its wake is long. Hoping for a cure. My faith is in the Lord.

The Face of a Stranger

Historians, anthropologists and theologians, whether secular or believer, tell us that the flesh and blood Jesus Christ, looked nothing like the image most of us have of him. Unlike the familiar European depictions, Jesus’ hair was not long (Galilean Jewish men wore short hair; it was mandated) and he was not blonde. So it is […]