Sunday, August 20, 2006

Bodily Communication

If language constructs the body then this is only possible because all linguistic commuication is in the first place bodily commuication.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006


In making a text of God's body, God shows Ezekiel that these emotions are in fact as sweet as honey. What could be sweeter than a God who is saddened by my sin? In the same way the book of Ezekiel for us almost becomes Ezekiel's body, the bible almost becomes the body of our salvation. The bible is the story of our salvation but it does not become the body of our salvation until we take it into our bodies, until we eat it in the same way that Ezekiel ate the scroll.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Writing Again - It's been a rough two weeks

I aver the signal benefits of performance found in an ability to account for human interaction with Scripture. Put another way, performances, even of an ancient text, can in and of themselves be surprising and new, reshaping misplaced doctrinal emphases and encouraging us to both read and "act in ways that fit new situations and address new problems."