If not knowing is a form of freedom, how can it be that the truth will set us free?
Not only does this theology equate divinity with supernatural power to the exclusion of power manifest as nature, it also seems to only consider power.
If we are at the place where the natural and the supernatural meet, it is a place of fruitful collaboration, not strident conflict.
“I am a screenwriter. . . . If you don’t have a good story, you won’t have a good movie, no matter who is acting in it or lighting it or directing it or producing it. If the story doesn’t work, the movie doesn’t work” (9). Yes, the writer creates and “the story is king” (10).
On those long, dark Saturdays of the soul, we’ll have a choice. We can adjust our idea of God for a complete explanation now—that God either acted evilly or God was unable to act—or we can believe God is consistent and gain the hope of Resurrection Sunday.