“Agápē,” by Paul F. Lenzi

Poet Paul F. Lenzi has written a particularly nice piece entitled “Agape.”  It reminds me of what Dr. Cain taught us in Introduction to Christian Theology so many years ago at Mary Washington College.

I thought I remembered learning about three types of love delineated by basic Christian philosophy: Agape, Philia and … Eros?  But tonight this newfangled Internet thingy is telling me that there was a fourth — “Storge,” which was familial or empathetic love?  (That class was 23 years ago, I think.)

Anyway, enjoy Mr. Lenzi’s poem at this link to his blog, “Poesy plus Polemics,” right here:



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s