Weaving together the threads that make up my passion for the written word…as an author, editor, and follower of The Word.
It sounds audacious, but it is largely the premise of Dorothy L. Sayers’ The Mind of the Maker. Because writers, like other artists, are “sub-creators,” they can give us a unique perspective on the Creator Himself, which can simplify questions of how one can make good and evil, and how miracle, free will, and the Trinity might work in less “theological” terms.
She addresses the seeming-impertinence of such an approach:
“Skeptics frequently complain that man has made God in his own image; they should in reason go further (as many of them do) and acknowledge that man has made all existence in his own image. If the tendency to anthropomorphism is a good reason for refusing to think about God, it is an equally good reason for refusing to think about light, or oysters, or battleships.
“It may quite well be perilous, as it must be inadequate, to interpret the…
View original post 563 more words
Author, Blogger, Social Media Jedi
A Historic England Blog
"Writers Helping Writers" with Marcia Meara & Friends
Blog with a view - on books, music, humour and health
The Trails and Tribulations of English History
Independent Authors Unite!
Updated listing of free and discounted eBooks for your Kindle
Stories of Adventure & Friendship
Erik Kwakkel blogging about medieval manuscripts
dreamer of dreams, teller of tales
Inside Everyone is a Great Writer
Empowering Kingdom Believers
My creations, life, and musings
Award-winning, dream-protecting author
Author of science fiction and fantasy stories, choosing to write the stories that he would love to read.
Be Inspired. Inspire.