Wordless Word

Greek-English interlineal text of the first lines of Gospel of John

I find I would rather apprehend the knowable unknowable than attempt to put Logos into words. Some things are better lived than said. "Some things are more important than words," Marigold said to Guy. "Some things only shrink into little shells when you try to describe them."

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Self-assertion Started It

Seedling in a Crack of Pavement

On page 11, the Oxford summarized the book of Genesis this way: "Genesis ... contains two major parts: the primeval history ... which tells how human self-assertion brought the world to the brink of destruction; and the history of Israel's ancestors."

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