Astonishment and New Life: All of Us as the Green Man

Image: "Green Man" carving on a door pillar of the Kilpeck Church What do we make of this human face spewing thick and leafy branches from its mouth while its wide eyes stare out past us in apparent shock? Visual art and theology scholar Stephen Miller in The Green Man in Medieval England: Christian Shoots … Continue reading Astonishment and New Life: All of Us as the Green Man

Reading Proto-Genesis and Paul with David Bentley Hart (and Moses)

[Note: I’m honored to have had this article shared here by David Bentley Hart (along with one other on this topic).] As far as I can tell, the most "infamous" passage in Tradition and Apocalypse (controversial and disappointing even with some of Hart’s most informed and appreciative readers1) has been Hart's summary of the original … Continue reading Reading Proto-Genesis and Paul with David Bentley Hart (and Moses)