by Peter Santucci
Soulcraft. It’s a word Eugene Peterson thought he’d coined. It was the intended title for the book which became Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ. Little did he know Soulcraft would become the name of a Colorado brewery, but I’m guessing he would have liked that.
Soulcraft was Eugene’s word to describe what we often refer to as discipleship or spirituality. He believed the spiritual is larger than the physical, that there is more to our interior selves than to our physical selves. There is a vast interiority to us which corresponds to the vast world of God. It’s like C.S. Lewis’s wardrobe. It looks like a simple wooden box for the storage of coats, but walk into it and you’ll experience a whole Narnian world.[Read more…]