Peonies, Day 17

Is God “omnipresent”? (Panel 6/6)
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

“The nature of God is a circle whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere” is an idea often attributed to St. Augustine, but which originated as far back as Empedocles in the 5th century B.C.… Read the rest

Peonies, Day 16

Is God “omnipresent”? (Panel 5/6)
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

Concepts, words, images, and language all derive from spacetime. Concepts about God are like dotted lines attempting to outline formlessness. They take us to the precipice of human knowing beyond which we plunge into docta ignorantia (“learned ignorance”), in the words of the 15th century German philosopher, theologian and mystic Nicholas of Cusa.… Read the rest