Making the World Make Itself

PamBG quotes a letter that using some wonderful phraseology with regard to the process of creation, but also related to theodicy. I can’t access the letter itself due to a subscription requirement, but the part Pam quotes is quite good.

I like these two sentences particularly well:

Suppose instead that he made the world make itself.

. . .

Be the incarnation suggests that, in Jesus, God knew by experience, not just observation, what it was to be rejected, and hunted down; . . .


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  1. Kievas Fargo says:

    Interesting perspective, and one that makes a lot of sense.

  2. PamBG says:

    Thank you for the link. 🙂

    The bit I omitted was specific to answering the letter in question from the previous week and seemed distracting rather than enlightening.

    1. Pam: It looked like a pretty complete thought. I’m just in the habit of pointing out when I used secondary sources.

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