Faith's Wild Poetry

Jesuit philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wrote, “You hoped that the more thoroughly you rejected the tangible, the closer you would be to the spirit?” He challenges our pietistic temptation to abandon the incarnation and replace our earthiness with a disembodied credo. Likewise, Pamela Greenberg’s new translation of the biblical psalms puts the hunger back in our hallelujahs and recalls the slaughter that is sometimes sacrifice.

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Sojourners Magazine July 2010
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