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?
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
The following is an excerpt from a letter about the role of imagination in how we see the world, ourselves and others, which was written to a young member of the body of Christ who loves to read and write fiction (and who read the Chronicles of Narnia in first grade!) The letter accompanies an… Continue reading How We See – Imagination and Icon