While pursuing a doctorate in Theology, an Ohio pastor attended several days of intensive study at a monastery. “Theology and Today” was the subject of one of the
seminars. “I sidled into the classroom,” the clergyman said, “ready to hear a multisyllabic analysis of the existential predicament paralyzing the souls of modern believers …”
Through thick glasses, a relaxed professor studied each of us in the room. At last he spoke. “Most of you have come here to wrestle with words and toy with theory. Bridging the gap between Creator and the Created is simply not that complicated. If you would hold theological truth against current lifestyles, you would need ask only one question:
WHAT’S IN IT FOR GOD?”
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