Tag Archive: Last Day

Oct 14 2013

On watchful waiting, or Last Day versus the World.

The first generation of Christians expected the Son of Man to come back in their lifetimes, literally any day. They were an apocalyptic Jewish sect, whose Messiah had come and saved and risen in triumph over death—and promised to come back soon to finish the job. And for Jewish apocalyptics, finishing the job meant ending …

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May 09 2012

On God’s art and the Last Day

We say we are “in the image of God.” What does that mean? By this notion we have differentiated ourselves for millennia from the rest of Creation—yet we all are Creation, the pope and the sparrow. So what does it mean? Certainly not that we look like He does, for we look different from each …

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