Now lettest thou thy servant depart, Lord, According to thy word, in peace; For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all peoples; A light for revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of thy people Israel.” Zechariah Luke 2:29-32 Faces we Remember “ I heard your… Continue reading Our Father’s Glory: an Introduction
part 3 of a story birthed by a journey of faith with my atheist (now agnostic) father. Subtitle: The Nicene Creed negates Nietzsche. Previous chapters : https://vunglaub.com/2015/02/01/the-glory-and-the-madman-part-1the-latern/ https://vunglaub.com/2014/02/01/the-glory-and-the-madman-part-2-god-is-dead/ My father has walked and talked in what believers call ” a healing” for three years.It was not a complete healing. The cancer in my father’s bowel has not grown further but has instead… Continue reading The Glory and the Madman: God has descended into Hell. Part 3
Originally written Feb 1 2014 “why must you pose as an criminal attorney for a dead man?” my father asked as we drove to his radiation treatments “What do you mean” I asked. “I mean God is dead” he said. “Have I killed Him? ” I asked recalling a line from Nietzsche’s madman. “No He is… Continue reading The Glory and the Madman: Part 2 God is Dead?
God sends His children in the field to invite other children to come through the gate. We are children crying out to the old and broken “here, here is the Shepherd. Fall into His arms! He will carry you through the gate.“ Mr. R is a friend . He is a delightfully brilliant friend. He… Continue reading The Wanderer