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Affirming the life and stories of the Storyteller: Part Three

by Geoff Hall on September 22, 2011

We’ve pondered the thoughts of Susan Sontag and the soteriological function of the storyteller and we have gone back to the oldest stories ever told to a community, the story of Creation.   Kevin J Vanhoozer writes this about ‘the (…)

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Affirming the life and stories of the Storyteller: Part Two

by Geoff Hall on September 14, 2011

Affirming the life and stories of the Storyteller: Part Two. [Please view all video links on full screen] We looked last week at the role of the storyteller, in light of the forthcoming Tree House on Wednesday, September 28th:   (…)

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Affirming the life and stories of the storyteller

by Geoff Hall on September 5, 2011

The oldest story ever told is that of Creation. Not from a book, but orally by the community storyteller. The gathering of the community was the place not just of eating, drinking and discussing the issues of the day, but (…)

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Donald Miller Podcast

by Geoff Hall on July 15, 2010

Hi, Here’s a Donald Miller (Blue Like Jazz) Podcast from iTunes.  Check out his talk on life and storytelling.  (He’s number 18 on the list.) Inspirational stuff! Peace, Geoffx

Translating the Invisible Wind – Part Eleven

by Geoff Hall on July 15, 2010

Art of Perception.‘We only can know the ‘actual’ by contrasting it or likening it to the ‘imaginable’.  (Hayden White, ‘The Tropics of Discourse’, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978. p98.) The Parables come to mind.  Jesus doesn’t preach, he tells (…)

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