The Bible's images for God must be taken in an analogical sense. Yet the Bible exhibits no anxiety about using them.
Season after Pentecost | 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23; (Genesis 15:1-6; Psalm 33:12-22;) Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40
In the Christian imagination, the joining of heaven and earth has long been refracted through the joining of people in disparate social situations.
by Peter BrownApril 2, 2015