I had the privilege to speak last night at theEighth Day Institute, a speech titled, “Dorothy Sayers and the Artistry of the Incarnation.” This is a time of year when the Incarnation comes to the forefront of our thoughts, though arguably for all we who hold to the Nicene Creed, it ought never recede from our consciousness. For Sayers the matter was simple:

“If Christ was only man, then He is entirely irrelevant to any thought about God; if He is only God, then He is entirely irrelevant to any experience of human life. It is, in the strictest sense,necessary to the salvation of relevance that a man should believe rightly the Incarnation of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Unless he believes rightly, there is not the faintest reason why he should believe at all.”

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