Giving Up the Search for God (Second Sunday of Advent)

“Wise Men/Magi” at The Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, in Ravenna, Italy

“The New Testament is not about our journey toward God. It’s about what Karl Barth calls ‘the journey of the Son of God to the far country.’ And when the incarnate Son arrives in this far country, what does he find?”

-Fleming Rutledge, Advent

“At Calvary [Jesus] demonstrated that the weakness of God that is more powerful than mere mortals, and



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Chris Nye

Living in Portland, Oregon with my wife and son. Doctoral candidate at Duke University. Author of a few books: