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
(Yesterday.) It’s my day off but my wife asked me to go to church with her for an appointment she had and so here I am in my office doing what I would have been doing at home — reading. But the book I have in hand is not what I would have picked up … More How Do We Know It’s the Word of God?
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
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”