Patricia Hofer

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Oswald Chambers: roots of faith in “something” other than “understanding and reason”

We raise our gaze to look at what we cannot see. But we know there’s something there. Abraham was responding to that divine presence, that “something,” when he walked out of Ur of the Chaldeans and journeyed to the land of Canaan (Gen. 11:31). … Many centuries later in The Idea of the Holy, Rudolf Otto would conclude that such a “deeply-felt religious experience” exists as “something outside the self.” A believer’s reverence and awe… Continue reading