John Updike Observation on Science and Mystery

Friday is for Heart Songs “And while the book is remarkable in its entirety — take a closer look with Kathryn Schulz’s exquisite review for New York Magazine — one of Holt’s most fascinating conversations is with someone one wouldn’t immediately peg as an expert on cosmogony: novelist John Updike, who seems to share in Isaac Asimov’s famous contention that “the most … More John Updike Observation on Science and Mystery

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Contemporary Writers on the Incarnation of Christ

Monday is for Discussion “Christ’s easy yoke drew dozens and then thousands and millions into Christianity, which for the first three centuries of its existence was professed in the Roman Empire under penalty of death.” “It [the message of Christ] answered, as it were, to the facts, to something deep within men. God crucified formed … More Contemporary Writers on the Incarnation of Christ

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“We must walk up not worn out with misery but full of Christ”

Thursday is for Discipleship I confess that I have never read any of John Updike’s works, save an essay or two. I have been intrigued by his books nevertheless. For me it started in a visit to a Christian bookstore (remember those?) in 1975. I saw Rabbit Run on a shelf and thought, “Why would … More “We must walk up not worn out with misery but full of Christ”

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