Introduction to Jesus poems
These poems focus on and celebrate Jesus in his humanity. I believe we encounter a problem when we think of Jesus as God. The problem resides in our defective notions of God. When we project those notions onto Jesus we short circuit our awareness of the humanity of Jesus. Better to think of Jesus as being to humanity as what God is to divinity. That lets us see how the divine in Jesus’ humanity is essentially the same as the divinity in our own humanity. (There is only one divinity). It seems to me that was implicit in Jesus’ life and message. If we get that message and live it out, this world will become a little better. So will we.