Our contemporary culture’s fascination with origin stories is an impulse as old as human history. How does accepting the veracity of a particular origin story affect our sense of meaning? Our sense of self?
It’s the most recognisable symbol on earth and yet one early Christian leader admitted that following the crucified Jesus makes no sense—except for what happened next.
Whether our families are loving or dysfunctional, we all understand the importance of belonging and the pull of home.