Creation as Icon, Imagination, Marriage, Metaphysics, Sacrament, Standing, The Nature of Truth, Theology, Uncategorized, Vision

The Sacramentality of Marathons

A central feature of the view of reality found in the bible is the interrelatedness of the visible and the invisible, of the natural and the supernatural, of what is created and what is not created.  According to scripture, to be not-created is a reality that only the biblical God is and “occupies” - everything… Continue reading The Sacramentality of Marathons

Christianity, Marriage, Standing

Commitment and Freedom

I was looking for something this morning while preparing to teach a class on John Paul II's Theology of the Body this fall, and found the following quote in my journal: “There is the question of the human capacity to make a commitment or to avoid commitment. Can one bind oneself for a lifetime? Does… Continue reading Commitment and Freedom

Christianity, Marriage, Political discourse, Race

Marriage, Race and Critical Theory

The following is a reflection on the current condition of our nation and the nature of a Christian response. This has brought together aspects of my upbringing in Northern Virginia, my experience of marriage and of following Jesus in that, as well as the core ideas behind critical theory and how this has been influencing… Continue reading Marriage, Race and Critical Theory