Craig Detweiler draws on art history, psychology, and religion to argue that staring at ourselves can be an act of faith.
In Genesis, God separates the dry land from the sea. But God also makes marshes, estuaries, and coral reefs.
In John's prologue, the incarnate Word is the God of creative address.
When we work with others or with ourselves, we cannot let the diagnosis define us, as humans. We need to resist the temptation to identify one another by our sickness or defects--even though the act gives us a certain power over one another. Looking beyond the label to the context forces us to think theologically about people.