Category Archives: Hermeneutics

The Emptied Nature

Thus, when you hear in the thunder the voice of a god, you are stopping short, for the voice of a god is not really a voice from beyond the world, from the uncreated. By taking the god’s voice away-

The Emptied Nature

Thus, when you hear in the thunder the voice of a god, you are stopping short, for the voice of a god is not really a voice from beyond the world, from the uncreated. By taking the god’s voice away-

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

The Lightness of Beauty

Only with a certain obtuseness of vision, a will to simplicity, does the beautiful, the ‘valuable’ appear: in itself, it is I know not what. Will to Power. Nietzsche. ‘Jesus has many demands,’ Paul begins to eek out, ‘he has

The Lightness of Beauty

Only with a certain obtuseness of vision, a will to simplicity, does the beautiful, the ‘valuable’ appear: in itself, it is I know not what. Will to Power. Nietzsche. ‘Jesus has many demands,’ Paul begins to eek out, ‘he has

Sides to Infinity

‘I think this, I think that, wah wa boo hoo,’ Paul infuriates, ‘come on!’ Paul is so angry his fists are white. I can see his hands melting like noodles in water. ‘Everyone wastes their time!’ Paul sits, then stands.

Sides to Infinity

‘I think this, I think that, wah wa boo hoo,’ Paul infuriates, ‘come on!’ Paul is so angry his fists are white. I can see his hands melting like noodles in water. ‘Everyone wastes their time!’ Paul sits, then stands.

See What You See

Then turning to the disciples he said privately, ‘Blessed are the eyes that see what you see!.. Luke 10: 23 “Look, look,” Paul dives to the floor, “in here!” A little pool of water is sitting stagnant in a crack.

See What You See

Then turning to the disciples he said privately, ‘Blessed are the eyes that see what you see!.. Luke 10: 23 “Look, look,” Paul dives to the floor, “in here!” A little pool of water is sitting stagnant in a crack.

Kissing Geometry

“I would have been a geometer,” Paul begins, “if I hadn’t been a Pharisee.” I am watching Paul draw circles in the sand. Two sticks, tied at the top, make a compass. The circles begin to overlap as we spend

Kissing Geometry

“I would have been a geometer,” Paul begins, “if I hadn’t been a Pharisee.” I am watching Paul draw circles in the sand. Two sticks, tied at the top, make a compass. The circles begin to overlap as we spend

Time to Eternal

Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. Seneca. ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE. The ambitious, fearful, and simply those overwhelmed with desires, are always outside the present.  They

Time to Eternal

Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. Seneca. ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE. The ambitious, fearful, and simply those overwhelmed with desires, are always outside the present.  They