dual tension

Christian discipleship in the kingdom of God, is well known to be characterised by what they call ‘eschatological tension’ between the ‘now’ and ‘not yet’.  The balanced tension helps us remember that, on the one hand, the kingdom is ‘now’, and we can and should expect to see evidence of it.  On the other hand,… Continue reading dual tension

god with us

A million and one ‘both/and’ tensions result from what C.S. Lewis calls ‘the Grand Miracle’ which we celebrate and remember with the holiday of Christmas – the Incarnation. Creator with created. Cause with caused. Supernature with nature. An-historical with history. Saviour with saved. King with slaves. Holy with lowly. Strength with weakness. Honour with scandal.… Continue reading god with us