The Anatomy of Discipleship

by Ron Bennett ( http://www.rbennett.net/ ) All communication is based on shared meanings not shared words.  Words are only the container into which meaning is added.  For example, the word “agua” is a random arrangement of letters unless you are familiar with Spanish.  When Spanish speaking people see the letters “agua”, they share a common meaning.  If we are to understand their meaning, we must look at it through the lens of their culture. Another example of the problem of meaning is found in the biblical term “eternal life”: a very common concept in our religious culture.  Jesus told Nicodemus… Read moreThe Anatomy of Discipleship