By Quin Hillyer at PJ Media;
One of the easiest, most common, most readily understandable metaphors is that of “light” representing goodness and “darkness” either evil or ignorance. This is of course a favorite motif throughout the Bible, including in three of this Sunday’s four traditional readings.
The question is, has this metaphor become trite from overuse, so that it no longer has the resonance and power it once did? Or, conversely, can the metaphor still — well — enlighten us, in ways other imagery doesn’t?….
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