Analogy is a discourse of truth that has disabused itself of the notion that...– David Bentley Hart, The Beauty of the Infinite (h/t)
As has not been the case in the long Christian hegemony of the West, now the...– Walter Brueggemann, An Introduction to the Old Testament, The Canon and Christian Imagination, 27 (via yuceka) I’m often irritated by Brueggemann, but I fully endorse this.
Article 18 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)...– Freedom of Worship’s Assault on Freedom of Religion | First Things (via ayjay)
The World is trying the experiment of attempting to form a civilized but...– T. S. Eliot, Thoughts After Lambeth (1931)
“I recently read an article that depicted a heated exchange between a seminary...– Kathleen Norris, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith (via hulga-joy)
I try to avoid logical fallacies. And I think far too many people are ignorant...– epiklesis: Logic and Truth This needs to be unpacked, but is correct.
The question for an adult reader of Lewis Caroll, however, is not the author’s...– W.H. Auden, Forewords and Afterwords (via gmd)
People will often cite hard work and a high degree of motivation as the secret...– Learning to Program (via ayjay)
To be truly man means to be fully oneself. The confirmation is the confirmation...– » Fr. Alexander Schmemann, For the Life of the World: Sacraments and Orthodoxy (1963)
No other piece of punctuation so compactly captures the way in which our...– Semicolons: A Love Story - NYTimes.com
The church is rightly concerned with issues of poverty, health, education, and...– Dana Gioia, interviewed by Erika Koss in Image #73. (via giftsoutright)
It has been well said that no man ever sank under the burden of the day. It is...– George MacDonald (via georgemacdonald)
It all comes down to the mystery of the relationship between the mind and the...– Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam (via hulga-joy)
The man who takes seriously the command of Christ to take up his cross and...– W.H. Auden, via Nick Nowalk. Part of me would love to have this printed on all my business cards. (via bluedollar)