God Made Strange - Lucy Winkett
God comes to us in the person of Jesus, and we can feel more connected to God through his humanity: he lives a human life, full of sorrow, joy, relationships and events. But in the cross, God is also revealed to us to be utterly different from our inevitably anthropomorphised pictures.
- Start Date:
- Sunday 7th April 2019
- Start Time:
- St Paul's
- Lucy Winkett
Lucy Winkett says that the cross is essential for a living faith but it is also genuinely scandalous, and just as importantly, ultimately beyond our comprehending. God died in the midst of shouting and chaos, executed as a criminal, and this is both a political, historical death and a cosmic event. In preparation for Holy Week, she will explore some of what we can and can’t say about the cross, and some of what it might mean for our faith, prayer and actions.
The Revd Lucy Winkett is Rector of St James’s Piccadilly, and was formerly Precentor at St Paul’s Cathedral. She writes and broadcasts regularly on religion, music and contemporary culture, and her book, Our Sound is Our Wound was commissioned by Rowan Williams as his recommended Lent Book for 2011.