I - THOU, O GOD!
I - IT, O GOD!
Quote for Today - September 28, 2013
"One of the silliest of all discussions is the question whether God is personal - it would be more useful to inquire whether ice is frozen."
Austin Farrer, Saving Belief, Hodder and Stoughton 1964
How do you take the quote above and where does it take you?
If you haven't read Martin Buber's book, I And Thou, yet, get thee to a book store or the library. [I and Thou, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York,1958.] In my copy of Buber's book, I wrote the following just inside the front cover, "Martin Buber's doctrine may perhaps be summarized in this sentence: 'I-thou can only be uttered with the whole of our being; I-it can never be uttered with the whole of our being.'" from Sven Stolpe, Dag Hammarskjold, A Spiritual Portrait, (New York: Scribner's, 1966) p, 44