Monday, June 03, 2019

A still, small voice …

… How Poetry Quiets the ‘Pandemonium of Blab’ | Christianity Today. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

…  as Wiman writes, “Resurrection is a fiction and a distraction to anyone who refuses to face the reality of death.” I claimed this book could tune our ears to silence, but I might have said it could tune our ears to what Wiman calls the “final silence” of death. …Who among us is eager to confront the prospect of our own demise? The answer to this question goes far in explaining our collective addiction to the “pandemonium of blab.”

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