Frankenstein is the one who steals from the gods (God?) the ability to create life from that which is lifeless.
Augustine was instrumental in promoting the “faith seeking understanding” conception of knowledge.
Whether we think of the image of God as being related to human beings’ unique rationality, their place as representatives of God’s reign, their potential for relationships, or their ability to make moral choices, the fact remains that the Christian faith claims each human life has great worth that cannot be dismissed and ought not to be forgotten.
After the fall, how then do we live? How then do we name?
In this post I want to dive deeper into the original ‘scene of the crime’ for clues toward the character of the relationship between language and naming.