We set up the board as it should be set up. A place for everything and for everything, a place. You go first. Ah, nice move. The Knight advances. My call: A7…. That’s got to be a hit – the aircraft carrier I reckon, well….Eighteen points for that word? How can that be? Lead-piping in the Library is no match for an attack of infantry and cavalry – it’s going to be a blood bath. Your move: Rats! A geography question – If a Lieutenant attacks the Spy, deep into enemy territory – who wins? Draw a picture and I’ll try to guess who! But do not pass go, there is no £200, but there is a jail. Only three 6’s get you out of that, and you know what the fundamentalists think about that!
This is gibberish.
A Christendom model of Church is equally gibberish in a post-Christendom context, a bit like playing the rules of one game whilst playing another! Trying to keep all these games going in some sort of super-human Robo-Cop-Christian kind of way, is demeaning and dehumanising, a bit like what Stanley Hauerwas in Resident Aliens calls being nibbled to death by ducks (p.126).
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