The Lutheran shared Kathryn Tanner’s insights about life in the city with three photographers—city dwellers, all—and asked them to turn their lenses on places in their urban locales where they glimpse the Spirit on the move. Their pictures reveal signs of God’s presence, and their words tell about the grace they glimpsed.
Heaven, we are told, is a city, built by God and full of his glory. Its ordered streets reflect a divine design. Its bejeweled walls befit God’s radiance. Its inhabitants harmonize in joyous worship of God in their midst. But so far from heaven are the cities of our experience that God seems hardly present. How could one ever imagine that the heavenly Jerusalem would descend here?
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