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4 December 2012 in Uncategorized
Modality and Sodality
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4 December 2012 at 17:17
I suppose the Orthodox Church uses the metaphor of straight and bent. As did C.S. Lewis in his Out of the silent planet.
4 December 2012 at 20:04
How so. Steve?
4 December 2012 at 22:43
Ortho- means “straight” or “upright”. doxa means glory. Romans 3:23 uses the metaphor of an arrow falling short of the target (the target being the glory of God). So in Orthodoxy God picks us up from where we have fallen and sets us on the straight path to glory.
Just some more thoughts about metaphors.
5 December 2012 at 18:49
And in Lewis’ novel?
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