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Uncaptured

As we discuss God and what He has revealed about Himself in the conversations of this blog, it is a great reminder that He is “other.” His essence is so glorious that, though He draws near, we will never capture a picture of Him fully. In the words of Abraham Heschel, from his book God in Search…
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The message or the medium?

In ancient Aphrodesius was a famed school of sculpture. Sculpture had its own language. The way a statue was dressed, what the hands were doing, the very pose – it all conveyed a message. Contemporary society could easily “read” and understand the message being conveyed. It was a language for common man. The culture it…
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Rosh Hashanah

We mark Rosh Hashanah at sunset tonight. This is the beginning of the Jewish new year and begins with a trumpet or shofar blast. The "days of awe" begin – as we approach the high holy day of Yom Kippur. This is a time of reflection and repentance in anticipation of the coming judgment. This time of judgment is pictured in…
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Once upon a nudge…

It’s exciting to launch the What Then Why Now website and blog. It starts with a story. In the beginning… Did you know the Bible is an inspired storybook? A book where God tells HIS story. But I digress… Once upon a time… It began as a question. “Where can I find more?” Class would end,…
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