Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Stupendous Theme of Christianity

For the 3rd day of Christmas, here is some more from E. L. Mascall (1905-1993):

“The stupendous theme [of Christianity is] that God’s ultimate purpose for the human race and for the whole material universe is that they should be taken up into Christ and transformed into a condition of unimaginable glory, and that it is for this that God took our human nature, in which spirit and matter are so mysteriously and intricately interwoven.” The Christian Universe, p. 109

2 comments:

Bryan Owen said...

This is a stupendous quote! I had to share it on my blog and on Facebook (with a hat tip to you, Matt). Thanks for posting it, and Christmas blessings to you and yours.

Matt Gunter said...

You're welcome, Bryan. This is the only book of Mascall's I've read. It is good.