Day: December 4, 2020

Fragments on Fragments #18: Being Human in a Pandemic

“For me, the pandemic has made me ask again whether I really believe that the world is genuinely ordered by the God whose face is revealed in the person Jesus Christ. In digging into that question my own faith has changed, in what I believe are good and helpful ways. But it has not been a simple or quick process, and the writing of these fragments is an important part of it.”

An Orthodox Icon–John of Damascus

“The Iconoclasts made their points that there is difference between worshiping God and worshiping graven images of God, and that perhaps our imagination shouldn’t be distracted by defaults.  On the other hand, why should the human desire to create–imitating God’s ability to create–be stifled?”