Wisdom on Wednesdays—When one thinks as a Christian

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Loaf of Bread, 1947, oil on hardboard, 12 x 14 in.

“We are so much in the habit of dichotomous thought that it would shock us to hear ‘Christ is a myth’ or ‘The Eucharist is a symbol.’  And yet these are two phrases are true.  What should be added is that final phrase ‘as well as a reality.’  For a thing can be both a symbol and a reality at the same time.  When one thinks as a Christian.”  (1958)

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One thought on “Wisdom on Wednesdays—When one thinks as a Christian

  1. Bread, wine, knife (lance), book (word). Christological passion in typological symbols of the everyday. Does not get more “real” than that. Beautiful.

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