to believe in a spiritually living creation that is full of spiritual life

Here is my own transcription from a part of the Crackers & Grape Juice podcast by Jason Micheli “Episode 147 – David Bentley Hart: The Gloves Come Off” posted on April 13, 2018. [22:55] Hart: [N.T. Wright is] so hostile to the fact of the first century being Jewish and Greek at once (and Persian).Continue reading “to believe in a spiritually living creation that is full of spiritual life”

circling round you

Then someone gave the great command All things paired off for the dance The great to small the small to grand… The hawk around the field mouse The love around a lover’s mouth… The angels round their crowded pins The amber-waved electrons spin In planetary transits Round the ones they’re bound to… The ghost aroundContinue reading “circling round you”

that they might constitute a kingdom and be priests

In pursuit of a recent theme and a writing project, I’m rereading some Ned Stonehouse on the heavenly realm. He argues that the elders in Revelation 5 are not to be understood as human or representing the redeemed, but should be regarded as angelic beings. This is in the chapter “Elders and the Living-Beings inContinue reading “that they might constitute a kingdom and be priests”