Words for the Day

… the concepts of creation – God world [humanity] – need an inner conversion to transform themselves from finished configurations into sources of power for revelation. … According to the belief in revelation, the act of creation liberates something ever necessary from within itself outward, like any internally necessary expression of essence, and thus it is the world-affirmation of the creator. World-affirmation: creation is creation of the world.

Franz Rosenzweig, *The Star of Redemption*, translated by William W. Hallo from the 2nd edition of 1930, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014/1985, 117, 118.

Image: Detail of an image of the stained glass work in Hadassah Hospital, Ein Kerem, Israel, “The Tribe of Levi,” Marc Chagall / CC BY-SA, via Wikimedia Commons

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