Everyday death always threatens the everyday, but we depend on our death-denying routines to return to normality. p.26 Our salvation is no more or no less than being made part of God's body, God's enfleshed memory, so that the world may know that we are redeemed from our fevered and desperate desire to insure we will not be forgotten. p.44 If God is not in Mary's belly, we are not saved p.76 Hauerwas you stun me and annoy me just a little lol
...the world as we know it is not without purpose. It can only appear without purpose if we persist in viewing and acting in the world as if God does not exist. ¶ The question, therefore, is not does God exist, but do we. For whatever it means for us to exist, we do so as creatures created, as the universe has been created, to glorify God. —Stanley Hauerwas
Free today Nov.21/14 Throughout the centuries, so many traditions have woven themselves into the celebration of Christmas that it's difficult to understand just what the season of Christ's birth is all about. Now beloved writer Warren W. Wiersbe and his son, fellow pastor David W. Wiersbe give adults their very own A to Z Christmas primer, cutting through the wrapping paper and pretty bows to expose and explain the backgrounds and reasons for our various symbols and traditions.