What is astonishing about the incarnation of the Word as well as the world’s response to it?
When I was a young Christian, converted from a non-Christian background, one of my greatest joys was the realisation that I did not have to deposit my brain at the church door, so to speak. Reading the books of Christian thinkers such as C.S. Lewis and J. I. Packer, I discovered that there were many Christians who thought deeply about the Bible, about what it means, and about how it should be lived out in the world. Indeed, the Bible encourages us to love the Lord our God with all our mind.
Yet it is unfortunate that we have often neglected the one passage in Scripture which...