Archive for March, 2009

Suspended in a Web

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Today, as I was searching online for books for summer reading, I came across The Interpretation of Cultures by noted anthropologist Clifford Geertz. While reading through the book utilizing the “look inside” feature, I was struck by Geertz words, which were inspired by sociologist Max Weber, “man is an animal suspended in webs of significance [...]

A Long Way Off

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

Yesterday, while reading Henry Nouwen’s Show Me The Way (a Lenten devotional) I came across the following verse from the Gospel of Luke about the prodigal son: I will leave this place and go to my father and say: “Father I have sinned against heaven and against you; I no longer deserve to be called [...]