Email to a Pastor Seeking Resources on Marriage

This post contains the text of an email, with minor amendments for the sake of anonymity and flow, that I wrote in response to a pastor who reached out asking about resources that can provide help for struggling marriages.   Thank you so very much for reaching out. This is an area that is hard… Continue reading Email to a Pastor Seeking Resources on Marriage

Christianity, Church History, Language, Meaning, Metaphysics, Theology, Uncategorized, Vision

Language and Reality – Part 1

What is the relationship between words, language and reality? Are our words a matter of our placing an individual, subjective sense of meaning upon a blank-slate reality, or are are they part of a relationship we have with reality and with each other?

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