Sunday, December 16, 2007


End of Genesis Blogging

What does Joseph's breakdown teach us about the limits of control? Religion often is used as a tool to exert power over oneself and others: many people with self-control issues use religion as a crutch or an obsession and many people with power issues use religion as a way of controlling others. But such controlling behavior is ultimately against the spirit of religion. And one can only control so much.

Also, Joseph's story, beginning and ending with dreams, and with his dreams coming true, is an amazing piece of literature, ain't it?

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