Have Mercy on Us

What’s the preferred form of the Jesus Prayer: “Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me” or “… have mercy on us”? As you know, both forms are found in the tradition, and clearly both have their value. It depends in part on one’s...

Figments of the Divine Imagination

To say the personal God is not fully real is not to say He is unreal. You seem to be thinking of a strict black-or-white dichotomy: either real or not, either completely true or completely false. The key here is to remember the idea of a “great chain of...