according to Peter Leithart. But only a fool would take the use of "symbolic" to be a minimizing of our differences; what we mean is the most essential thing about us.
Beauty needs to mean more to Christians. Utility and hierarchy are not as important as what is beautiful. What is beautiful is always right, but what is useful is not always so.
I have more to say on this when it comes to Bible translation. Another post coming soon.
Have a beautiful day, brother.