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…
A festive reflection from C.S. Lewis.
Another post on the intersection of bread and spirituality… This week Radio 4’s Something Understood programme looked at the importance of bread in our physical and spiritual lives.
A beautiful, short poem by Denise Levertov
Three sonnets by D.A. Carson reflecting on Jesus’ claims in John 14
A festive poem from T.S. Eliot
‘Nativity’ by John Donne
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"
There is much to be said for the undervalued, quintessentially English form of theological defence: the humble limerick.