Thursday, August 30, 2012

From the Archives - Poetry of Truth Part 137





Luke's apocalyptic background of the 'stone the builders rejected' - Daniel Ch 2, Nebuchadnezzar's dream.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Friday, August 24, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 134



Jesus and the money changers...meddling with the sacrificial mechanism. Jesus is not attempting to reform the Temple, but replace it.
The parable of the wicked tenants.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 133



"The ultimate stuff of being is communion" - Henri de Lubac

Jesus enters Jerusalem as the only one who knows what it means.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 131

Jesus' entry into Jerusalem continued...



Not one stone shall be left on another...
The epistemological significance of the Cross

Thursday, August 16, 2012

From the Archives: Poety of Truth Part 130

Crowds and Power...


Where does Jesus get his authority?

Weeping over Jerusalem...if only you had recognized the things that make for peace...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 129

Triumphal entry into Jerusalem



“Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord…”

Enthusiasms - Of stones & stoning

Sunday, August 12, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 128


Luke chapter 19 - Prolog to Jesus’ suffering and glory



Jesus’ choreography of the passion

The disciples are in a fog – Jesus accepts this and works with it so that they will be able to ‘see’ it after the fact

Friday, August 10, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 127




Hypostatic selfhood: a self that cannot be distinguished entirely from the God that is the ground of the self’s being

Thursday, August 09, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 126












A reinterpretation of the scene depicted on the Parthenon frieze. The renaissance attempt to emulate Greek rationalism found itself, like Greek philosophy, in orbit around a 'hidden in plain sight' center of sacrificial violence.


Monday, August 06, 2012

Saturday, August 04, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 124


The Parthenon frieze continued...
Papyrus Fragment



The founding violence we could not see…at the heart of Athenian culture.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 123


The Parthenon Frieze



Seeking a respite from the Gospel's revelation, Europe turned to Athens...

When cultural paradigms come to an end we often look for a marker - the Parthenon Frieze