From the September/October, 1998 issue of Touchstone

Speaking the Truths Only the Imagination May Grasp by Stratford Caldecott

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Speaking the Truths Only the Imagination May Grasp

An Essay on Myth &“Real Life”

John Henry Newman once pointed out that it is very hard for anyone to believe something he cannot first imagine to be true. Today, many people growing up in an industrialized world cut off (physically and intellectually) from the natural environment cannot imagine the milk they drink coming from a cow, let alone how the supernatural claims of Christianity could possibly be true. It seems to bear no relation to the world they inhabit. They have no knowledge of it, nor even any knowledge from w . . .


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