Clarity; Crystal Clear Clarity

Russell Minick personal 2 Comments

One of the phrases that at one time invigorated, later came to concern me: “As the Bible clearly says…”. I guess I noticed too many times that it was followed with something that was only clear if not burdened by an awareness of other texts and the range of meanings. I listened to a talk by Dallas Willard at Stanford recently. He raised the question of knowledge. Willard said something to the effect, after having argued persuasively that Jesus was intelligent, that you might wonder why he didn’t just tell …