Several years ago a friend of mine suggested I read a book by Miroslav Volf, Exclusion and Embrace, which I did. It was a challenging read. 671 more words
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I recently had a long conversation with a young man from Argentina after watching a… 1,250 more words
From Miroslav Volf in Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (1996):
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All sufferers can find comfort in the solidarity of the Crucified; but only those who struggle against evil by following the example of the Crucified will discover him at their side.
These words seem to comprise the stew being cooked in this season of life: Love, the realization that we are incapable of offering divine love but in the form of forgiveness, and suffering, the realization that the action of forgiveness is a process of suffering. 293 more words