"This is the transition that Ascension Day marks … it’s the moment when Jesus ‘goes away’, stops being an object we concentrate on in itself, and yet becomes more deeply and permanently present: ‘I am with you always, to the end of time.’ He is with us as the light we see by; we see the world in a new way because we see it through him, see it with his eyes." - Rowan Williams, Open to Judgement, p 82.h/t Chris Swann who has some excellent comments related to this quote.
Friday, May 22, 2009
Williams on the Ascension
Following on from yesterday's post, here is a quote from Rowan Williams on the ascension: