Keeping “Faithful Presence” Within Acceptable Limits

Where do wholeness, beauty, and joy take root? The point is clear enough—the rainbows appear in the sky, and the Smurfs come out to dance—but when will this happen? Where does it happen? On what scale does it happen? This is important to mention because Hunter has already make it abundantly clear that it cannot be permitted to happen too much, for if that occurred we would find that we had a little too much triumphalism and Constantinian shalom going along with it” (Empires of Dirt, p. 149).