Category: State of the World

On pluralism

God doesn’t care what we call Him, how we pray, or whether we pray. He cares how we love, for He is Love.

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On a passerby

The other day, driving over the Schuykill river, I was rudely cut off by a little blood-red and sporty-looking number, young man at the wheel glued to his cell phone as he threaded his way through the busy highway bridge. Three lanes pretty packed with cars and trucks, no real shoulder, metal on both sides, and only abyss underneath, and he ripped through us like a serrated knife, leaving behind jagged lines, brake lights, and rooster-like cries of the horns. Then he filled my cabin with exhaust and disappeared out of my life.

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On God, us, and personal pronouns

The natural flow of most of our languages—in this case, English—demands that a noun be assigned an appropriate pronoun. But here lies the problem. No noun, no subject is more impossible to define yet more demanding of precision than God. What do we call God?

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