Andrew Packman is a pastor of Root and Branch Church in Chicago and a doctoral student at the University of Chicago Divinity School.
Jesus’ promise that he and God will come make a home with us sounds like good news to me. Our so-called secular age purports to have disenchanted us of our pre-modern superstitions. Many of us find God’s stark absence from our daily affairs to be our most prominent experience of the divine.
In a place where the religious other quite recently meant the invading army that killed your father, Pontanima's work is remarkable.