Human beings, left to themselves, have imagined God in all sorts of shapes; but - although there were one or two instances, in Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt, of gods being pictured as boys - it took Christianity to introduce the world to the idea of God in the form of a baby: in the form of complete dependence and fragility, without power or control. If you stop to think about it, it is still shocking. And it is also deeply challenging.Click here for the whole message.
Monday, December 15, 2008
The Shocking Challenge Of Jesus Christ
From the Archbishiop of Canterbury at Christmas: