Summary: In a biblical sense, the eyes imply an anthropomorphic deity and the fact that we are constantly being observed.
Air Date: 2/22/16
Host: Robert Abel, Jr., MD
Guest Bio: Reverend William Lane
Reverend William Lane is a priest in the Episcopal church and a worker for justice and peace. In theological terms, he is a servant of the kingdom of God. Reverend Lane has been a priest for more than 50 years. He was ordained in the Diocese of Maryland, where he spent the first 12 years of his ministry. In April of 1975, he and his wife Beverly came to Delaware as he assumed his responsibilities as Vicar of Saint Nicholas' Church in Newark and Coordinator of Christian Education for the Diocese. Eleven years later, Bill joined the clergy staff of Christ Church Christiana Hundred and remained at Christ Church until 1997 when he was elected Dean of the Cathedral Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He retired on January 1, 2006, and he and Beverly returned to Delaware. Since retiring, Bill has served as interim at Ascension Church in Claymont, the Cathedral Church of St. John, at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Middletown, Delaware, and here at Christ Church. He also served at Sts. Andrew and Matthew for the first year after the closing of the Cathedral. Bill and Beverly have one child, Elliott, who lives in Washington DC.
In a biblical sense, the eyes imply an anthropomorphic deity and the fact that we are constantly being observed.
Rev. William Lane joins Dr. Abel to share his discoveries about the use of the eye and vision within biblical narratives.