open-ended definition

April 22, 2008 | Leave a comment

Ambiguity is the element of tentatIveness, of risk, of gamble, in committtng to a path of understanding and action that is definite but also open-ended. If the church is commItted to learning Jesus as a living person, then It is also committed to ambiguity as an inevItable–and positive!–dimension of its existence. –Luke Timothy Johnson, Living Jesus

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