Why people are weird about head coverings
By instantiating a symbol of a larger spiritual pattern, they hope to instantiate the whole pattern. The Enlightenment didn’t escape magical thinking; it intensified it.
The calling of Nathanael and the symbolism of trees and high places
How did Jesus see Nathanael beneath the fig tree? Why does Nathanael respond with an amazed confession of Jesus’ identity? How does Jesus’ promise that Nathanael will see angels ascending and descending fit into this?
Everything Everywhere All At Once—a review
As the historical ordering principles of our culture disintegrate, we try to find meaning in the idea that our alternate lives might be better. But infinite potentiality devours meaning; it cannot create it.