Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 14,551 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

The Question Of Theology - Poem by Smoky Hoss

I asked Tillich
I asked Sittler too.
They had their theories
but just weren't sure what to do.
The only advice they could offer was,
boy, you'll have to struggle with it
your whole life through.
I went to Borg, then Bruggemann
asking for a helping hand.
They said, get you a Bible boy
and try to understand,
there are no easy answers
in this here foreign land.
On one thing though
they tended to agree,
the problem with you boy
is the the problem with everybody,
at the bottom of all apprehensions
is the fear of death, and
Eternity.

Topic(s) of this poem: life, theology


Comments about The Question Of Theology by Smoky Hoss

  • Glen KappyGlen Kappy (11/16/2018 6:55:00 PM)

    smoky, on theology, i'm sending another take on it by one of my favorite poets, rumi. -glen (Report)Reply

    Smoky HossSmoky Hoss(11/17/2018 9:33:00 PM)

    Thanks Glen, much appreciated!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 10, 2018



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