Monthly Archives: October 2015

“From ghoulies and ghosties …”

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Meditating Four Quartets: Burnt Norton (V)

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
Fifth Movement Words move, music moves / Only in time; but that which is only living / Can only die. Words, after speech, reach / Into the silence. Only by the form, the pattern, /…

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Crucifying Transcendence and the Retreat into Pre-Christian Divinity

Dr Greg Boyd has been writing a fair amount on divine transcendence over at his blog ReKnew: “Rethinking Transcendence,” “Crucifying Transcendence,” and “The Starting Point for ‘Knowing God.’” ¬†Following Harnack and Moltmann, Boyd posits conflict between Hellenistic and Hebraic conceptions … Continue reading

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Meditating Four Quartets: Burnt Norton (IV)

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
Fourth Movement Time and the bell have buried the day, The black cloud carries the sun away. Will the sunflower turn to us, will the clematis Stray down, bend to us; tendril and spray Clutch…

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“Certainly there was an Eden …”

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Searching for Our Human Face: Animals in the Eschaton?

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Jesus and the disciples get into a boat to cross the lake. In transit, Jesus sleeps and the wind picks up, a storm rages. This is an intimation of Christ in the tomb, and the … Continue reading

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George MacDonald and the Salvation of Lilith

I scrambled to find the right words. How to explain to my old friend Frederica Mathewes-Green the theme of George MacDonald’s great fantasy novel Lilith? But the words would not come. Well, perhaps that’s not quite true. Words came, but … Continue reading

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