Posts tagged Incarnation
Bruchko: Renewing Culture in the Forbidden Jungle

The power of the Incarnation to meet humans where they are and to change their culture for the better is no less true today than it was when Athanasius wrote his classic work in the third century after Christ. Take the story of Bruchko, for example, the brave young American missionary who crossed the road to a primitive jungle tribe and taught them to follow Jesus.

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Goodness in the Order of Things

Readers might be surprised that the textual focus of Discerning the Good is not on the usual Augustinian giants. Not much time, for example, is spent on Confessions, City of God, and On the Trinity. Rather, the book guides us through Augustine’s letters and sermons. Focusing on the Bishop of Hippo’s kind, sage counsel to his flock and a range of correspondents, Clair unfolds for us Augustine’s profound grasp of the workings of the good in us.

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