Imagining as an act of worship

Last night stimulated some further reflections on the place of imagination within Christianity, and on how we can recover it where it has been forgotten, neglected or exiled. In the process I came across these words from Leland Ryken, in an article entitled, The Imagination as a Means of Grace. Ryken says: “In our Christian circlesContinue reading “Imagining as an act of worship”

Christ beyond our imaginations

In the New Seeds of Contemplation, Thomas Merton observes: “Every one of us forms an idea of Christ that is limited and incomplete. It is cut according to our own measure. We tend to create for ourselves a Christ in our own image, a projection of our own aspirations, desires and ideals. We find inContinue reading “Christ beyond our imaginations”