L’Abri Fellowship - Southborough

The Importance of Paradox: Poetry, Prayer, & the Life of Simon Peter

February 12, 2021

The Importance of Paradox: Poetry, Prayer, & the Life of Simon Peter

by Sarah Chestnut

Feb 5, 2021

Paradox is central to Christian theology and experience.  Francis Schaeffer, employing a paradox, described humans as glorious ruins.  We will look to poetry to tutor us in the nature and gifts of paradox, reflect on what are often paradoxical experiences of praying, and with the help of poems, imaginatively enter gospel passages involving Simon Peter ("Rock" and "stumbling stone"!) to better equip us to navigate our complex world.

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