Image of God

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Ambition – In the image of God?

Tonight I was at a campus function where the guest speaker, seeking to motivate the students, said a remarkable thing. We are the only creatures that God created who are restless, we are the only creatures who have ambition. …It is part of our having been made in the image of God that we have ambition, drive to become something more. On one level he is certainly right. Elephants, cows, and cats do not strive […]

“In a total stranger we perceive man himself”

The full quote, from The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, is Then we [two men having just met] had talked for about an hour about politics and God; for men always talk about the most important things to total strangers. It is because in the total stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of the wisdom of a moustache. Given the […]