Flicking through some old notes, I stumbled across a few quotes from D.A. Carson’s The Gospel According to John, which incidentally is one of the best commentaries I’ve ever read. I particularly appreciated these three sonnets based on Jesus’ claim in John 14 to be the Way, the Truth and the Life. I I AM the…
C.S. Lewis – The Nativity
A festive reflection from C.S. Lewis.
A beautiful, short poem by Denise Levertov
Three Sonnets on John 14
Three sonnets by D.A. Carson reflecting on Jesus’ claims in John 14
‘Nativity’ by John Donne
Plato, Betjeman And The Surprise Of Christmas
Plato and Betjeman on the mingling of the divine and the human worlds.
"The world is charged with the grandeur of God / It will flame out, like shining from shook foil"
Rebuttal by Rhyme
There is much to be said for the undervalued, quintessentially English form of theological defence: the humble limerick.