To the modern mind, Christ is not Yahweh. The Father is not the Son. Marcionism, a second century heresy, holds that Christ the merciful is God and that Yahweh the titan is not. Thomas Merton, the great Catholic convert, wrote that Yahweh was a “fatuous, emotional thing”, unfit to be the Alpha and the Omega.… Continue reading Who is Christ?
Sekiro, Souls, and the Kingdom of Light
In the novel Moby Dick, the whiteness of the Whale presents a force of nature stark and uncovered, the wild will of God which is loathed and opposed by the resentful Captain Ahab. The whiteness of the Whale is its cruelty, its harsh strength, its ability to stand in for the object of all desire… Continue reading Sekiro, Souls, and the Kingdom of Light
Is the Future Christian?
Perhaps the most difficult question posed in my entire life is this one: is Christianity a permanent, true, and enduring expression of the divine logos, or merely the form taken by that logos in one particular mode of human history, destined to be replaced like all prior mystical sects and priesthoods, such as the Mysteries… Continue reading Is the Future Christian?