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On theology and the Christian life

To the impatient and distracted Christian reader

 

August 10, 2018



“Now the word of God, profitable as it is to the cursory thought of a pious mind, reveals a deeper meaning to the patient student than to the momentary hearer.” It may be that you need to read this quote from Hilary of Poitiers a few times in order to grasp his point. If so, then his quote has, in some measure, helped to accomplish what he here counsels.

We are an impatient and distracted people. The proof of this is the number of people that pass me on Highway 2 even if I am at or over the speed limit. Additionally, our level of discourse has shrunk to 140 character tweets. No doubt,...



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