Archive for March, 2015

 
  • A Writer’s Hangover

    A Writer’s Hangover

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel After the elation comes the crash. You know your imagination is running wild, and you don’t believe its foolish promises, yet still you feel a letdown when the promises are broken. I launched my memoir […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 2 of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 2 of 3

      © 2015 by Alan F. Zundel As mentioned in Part 1, I was raised a Roman Catholic Christian and taught that the biblical stories of Jesus portrayed how things actually happened. The gospels were something like news stories reported […]

     
  • An Israel-Iran Armageddon?

    An Israel-Iran Armageddon?

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel Commentary on My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit (Spiegel & Grau, 2013) Like many others I suspected Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent appearance before the U.S. Congress of […]

     
  • Download my memoir FREE through Sunday March 29

    Download my memoir FREE through Sunday March 29

    Sunshine and Troubled Sea: How I Stumbled My Way Into Adulthood, More or Less, is available in e-book format to download and read FREE through Sunday, March 29 2015. Click on the title or cover above to go to Amazon.com […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 1 of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 1 of 3

    © 2015 by Alan F. Zundel Stories of Jesus were implanted in me as soon as I was old enough to understand words. He has been a part of my mental makeup ever since, so much so that I feel […]

     
  • Creating Your Political Enemy

    Creating Your Political Enemy

    Copyright 2015 by Alan F. Zundel I’ve caught myself getting angry reading things online. It is always because someone has written something I disagree with, most often something political. Especially when it comes in response to something I’ve written, such […]

     
  • Exerpt From My Memoir

    Exerpt From My Memoir

    Copyright 2015 Alan F. Zundel (Excerpt from the beginning of my memoir, Sunshine and Troubled Sea: How I Stumbled My Way Into Adulthood, More or Less.) Prologue Sometimes I have dreams of people shortly after they have died. I had […]

     
  • Testing the Existence of God

    Testing the Existence of God

    by Alan F. Zundel In the summer of 1970 as I was nearing age 18, I did an experiment. I tested the existence of God by hitchhiking from Michigan to California and back with two friends. I know, it was […]

     
  • The Politics of Disillusionment

    The Politics of Disillusionment

    Commentary on Jonathan Darman’s “Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America” (Random House, 2014) by Alan F. Zundel Big government or small government? Or are you sick of having politics defined by that tired debate? […]