Friday, April 2, 2010

Colson - Dreadful Worship

Chuck Colson does a bang up job of describing René Girard's concept of the "primitive sacred" without any apparent knowledge of it. Then, he describes the revelatory power of the Gospel's Lord - the Incarnation, Crucifixion, and Resurrection - the "word made flesh" (Jn 1,14) who destroyed the satanic power of the primitive sacred. Finally, he limns the dreadful filling of the vacuum left by the West's rejection and abandonment of the Gospel.

Read it here.

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