Sailing to Byzantium"...O sages standing in God’s holy fire As in the gold mosaic of a wall, Come from the holy fire, perne in a gyre, And be the singing-masters of my soul. Consume my heart away; sick with desire And fastened to a dying animal It knows not what it is; and gather me Into the artifice of eternity..." -W.B. Yeats
Monthly Archives: October 2009
David B. Hart, as only he can do, here points out the magic, mystery, beauty, and poetry of this, my favorite of seasons.
N.T. Wright makes this point regarding the whole “true for you but not for me” ridiculousness in his book Simply Christian: One of the regular tactics the skeptic employs at this point is relativism. I vividly remember a school friend … Continue reading
A Duke Faculty blog has some interesting thoughts (I think true) on Bart Ehrman’s real motivations here.