Friday, June 12, 2009

Random Thought at General Synod

While listening to one of my enthusiastic brethren urge us all to be able to 'express the Gospel in a nutshell' I was assailed by the following unhelpful thought:

"Anybody who understands 'the gospel in a nutshell' has a tiny chewy gospel that some folks are allergic to"


Anonymous said...

Oh I don#'t know - Mother Julian of Norwich managed it.

rrchapman said...

Francis of Assisi didn't do that bad. Unfortunately, we aren't Francis.

Of course, anything that is supposed to be infinite will have trouble coming down to the size of a nutshell. Maybe we all need to learn how to quickly compose an elevator speech tailored to the situation?