The Lesson of the Resurrection
‘The lesson of the Resurrection is that the significance of our bodily life and its sufferings should be neither overstated nor understated. It is to see the middle ground between materialism and Platonism. In our decadent sensualist age, the anti-materialist message is perhaps the more obvious one.
The secularist can see no fate worse than unfulfilled earthly ambitions, unhappy marriages, unpaid bills, poor health, and the deathbed. And no greater good than the avoidance of such things. Woody Allen captures the mindset well: “Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon.”…’
Read the rest at Edward Feser’s site.