Thinker, Accompanyist, Pastor in Exile
Let me take you on a journey of discovery, as “It is God’s privilege to conceal things and the king’s privilege to discover them.” Pro 25:2
Or as the Contemporary English version puts it: “God is praised for being mysterious; rulers are praised for explaining mysteries. “
And still, Jesus tells us that he is non-concealment. So let’s search, he will let us find.
Personally, I have gone on such a search for the last half a century. I have been on path, off path, and lately pioneering a path through uncharted territory. You can relive my journey to a degree, at least the last decade, as I grew from a traditional view of the Gospel into an integral multi-perspectival, even aperspectival one.
I hope you enjoy the ride.
Where does this idea come from? It is like a pair of glasses on our nose through which we see whatever we look at. It never occurs to us to take them off. Ludwig Wittgenstein At different times, people have different needs, but also different explanatory models for the world. Obviously, the understanding of the…
The secret of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and of the seven gold vessels with burning lights. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven lights are the seven churches. Revelation 1:20 (BBE) In Revelation, Hebrews and other books of the Bible we see the…
Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God:Depart from me therefore, ye bloodthirsty men. Psalm 139:19 (ASV) Psalm 139 is a wonderful psalm that gives us a lot of confidence and usually is used to instill a recognition of personal value. But there is this four verse long passage that is kind of off topic.…