Thursday, October 14, 2010

Another Aspect of the Gospel?

God’s knowledge of us comes about through having a relationship with us. Perhaps this is because his knowing everything without our ever revealing anything would severely qualify the mutual relationship between human beings and God….Instead, God lets people reveal who they are. God’s not knowing everything is thus another aspect of the gospel.

John Goldingay, Israel's Gospel

I read this a few days ago and it has been haunting my thoughts and prayers ever since. One of the key questions to ask of a scientific theory is "Is it beautiful?" Goldingay's assertion is by no means scientific, but the above question is nonetheless valid - is it beautiful?

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