If goodness lead him not, yet weariness
May toss him to My breast.

-George Herbert

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Resurrection of the Body

The resurrection of the body is God's victory over the limitations, accidents and distortions of individuality; a victory which, at the same time, preserves individuality intact as something willed and precious. It is the Divine affirmation that the specific, relative and temporal has been created an eternally valid (though by no means static) revelation of a modality or aspect of the Universal, Absolute and Eternal, and constitutes, as it were, a unique entrance to relationship with the Divine.

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