Desiring Life

Where have you been? Where are you going? And why?

Within the Ambit of a Story

Why are we here?  Is there a God and if so, what is his relationship to the world?  Where is history going?  The narrative we embrace (or at least assume), along with its attendant doctrines and practices, determines how we can know it.  Whether we are explicitly aware of it or not, all of us think, experience, and live within the ambit of a particular story and its dogmas that answer those big questions. -Michael S. Horton, The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way


One response to “Within the Ambit of a Story

  1. Coach D January 16, 2012 at 2:11 am

    This quote describes one of the classes I teach for seniors at CPA. I use movies and primary source documents in it. Thanks for the quote. I may use it this week in the class. Also, the new word…ambit. Great word!

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