The Symbolism of Technology in Christianity

A couple of weeks ago I saw the most remarkable Q&A by Jonathan Pageau, the Quebecois iconographer, carver, and philosopher of Christian symbolism, entitled The Symbolism of Technology in Christianity. At the time I thought of it as odd rather than remarkable. It’s about the symbolism in the Book of Enoch, a very weird pseudopigraphal …

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The Bible as Story

[Note: This essay is background information to my two previous essays, Sometimes We “May Not Even Notice” and Knowing About vs. Knowing.] I once taught a Bible survey class in a midweek adult education setting. One emphasis was that the Gospels were stories and I argued that if we read them as theology, or as …

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