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As I have become wiser, I have acquired a more sophisticated palate. As my faith has developed, I have become unafraid of not knowing the answer to everything.
Lusting after the Latours and Lafites we will never drink is deeply unsatisfactory; more to the point, it is sinful in that it wantonly overlooks the vast lakes of good wine that are all around us, in our range of possibility.
Malcolm Guite brings the poets of old to dinner with us in some stunning poetry.
Modern life has generated a debilitating asymmetry between our biological givenness and our cultural expectations of beauty.
Wine is such a potent metaphor of eschatological hope precisely because it tells us that the new, the immediate—that which is in front of us now—isn’t the totality of what’s promised.
The sober introvert’s joy at a party is rejoicing in the joy of one’s friends.
If there is a Barth-inspired menu, perhaps we should begin not at a table in Basel or in the aisles of Migros, but at the end of Luke’s testimony to the birth of God.