Howard wrote: "Once we recognize these "fundamental doctrines of the
faith" as "human best efforts" offered by historical communities of faith
at varying times and in varying cultural, political and sociological
That states it pretty well. Almost every such doctrine is a human attempt
to understand the mystery of God, and, as such, ought not be seized upon
as "the last word" in one's theology.
We know God only through metaphors, some better than others, but always
"through a glass, darkly." But someday ... .
John Burgeson (Burgy)
(science/theology, quantum mechanics, baseball, ethics,
humor, cars, philosophy and much more)
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