Volume 39, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2010
Mari Sorri, Jerry Gill
Of Clay, Grace, and Faith
How Jeremiah and Paul Got It Wrong
This article questions the commonly accepted belief that God, like a ceramic potter, is able to control the outcome of events even as the potter controls the
outcome of the clay-throwing process. However, those who are familiar with the artistic process of creating with clay know well that this is a symbiotic dynamic
between the creator and the clay, as is that between God and human events.