bible christianity philosophy theology

god with us

A million and one ‘both/and’ tensions result from what C.S. Lewis calls ‘the Grand Miracle’ which we celebrate and remember with the holiday of Christmas – the Incarnation.

Creator with created.

Cause with caused.

Supernature with nature.

An-historical with history.

Saviour with saved.

King with slaves.

Holy with lowly.

Strength with weakness.

Honour with scandal.

Glory with shame.

Joy with sorrow.

Life with death.

Man with man.

Word with flesh.

Omniscience with nappies.

Ancient of Days in a cradle.