“Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” – John 12:24
“The last enemy to be destroyed is death...Death is swallowed up in victory.” – 1 Corinthians 15:26, 54
"The greater the sin, the greater the mercy, the deeper the death and the brighter the rebirth.” - C. S. Lewis
"This story...has the very taste of primary truth." - J. R. R. Tolkien

Saturday, September 12, 2009

The Paradoxes of Christianity

Here is a list of links to the each post in this series of posts I've been doing on paradoxes:

The Paradoxes of Christianity
The Paradox of the Trinity: Unity and Diversity
The Paradox of Christ: God and Man
The Paradox of ‘Beauty Marred’: A Fallen World
The Paradox of God’s Kingdom on Earth: “Already, But Not Yet”
The Paradox of Sinful Man
The Paradox of Free Will and Predestination
The Paradox of Jesus
The Paradoxes of Jesus’ Way of Life
The Paradox of “The Last Shall Be First”
The Paradox of “Foolish Wisdom”
The Paradox of “When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong”
Socrates on “Foolish Wisdom” in Plato’s Apology
The Paradox of “Whoever Loses His Life Will Find It”
Saint Paul and C. S. Lewis: Death to Self and Life in Christ
The Paradox of “Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing”
John Adams: “Rejoice Evermore!”
The Paradox of Awaiting Eternity: Matthew 6 and 1 Corinthians 7
C. S. Lewis and A. W. Tozer on Joy and Longing
The Paradox of “My Yoke Is Easy, and My Burden Is Light”
The Paradox of Love (John 13:14)
The Paradox of the Empty Cup Overflowing, “Having Nothing, Yet Possessing Everything”
A Variety of Language, But One Paradoxical Truth
The Paradox of the Cross
G. K. Chesterton on the Paradoxes of Christianity
“That Queer Twist About It That Real Things Have”
The Valley of Vision: “Let Me Learn by Paradox”
Wave-Particle Duality and Bohr’s Complementarity: Paradox in Physics

4 comments:

  1. The beauty of the paradoxical Truth is absolutely captivating. Great blog!

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  2. I wouldn't call myself a christian anymore but I am still fascinated by the paradoxes in the Christian story. I will explore your site more as it seems it will highlight this further
    Susan

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  3. Hi Susan,
    Thanks for reading...I'd be curious to hear more about your interest in these paradoxes so feel free to leave a comment here or there if you want.
    -Elliot

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  4. His sermon and the whole-hearted commitment of the disciples at Pentecost illustrate the power of Jesus' death and the gifts that Jesus Christ gave to them for humanity's sake. guarantor

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