LittWorld 2018, the triennial world conference of Christian publishing, has just wrapped up in Singapore. Friends and delegates from the book industries of 52 countries were in attendance. I am deeply honoured to have been invited to compose a poem with the conference theme "The Word Made Fresh". Thanks to all for the warm response as it was read aloud for the very first time at the closing reception last night. AMDG.
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The poem “The Word Made Fresh” by Aaron Lee (Singapore) was composed as a "twin cinema", a poetic form newly invented in Singapore. The visual layout of this poem is that of an open book, and the twelve-line text may be read in two columns as well as across. The words and phrases in this poem pay tribute to the beloved pastoral theologian Eugene Peterson, who embodied the conviction that all Scripture is a conversation. Peterson was promoted to glory on 22 October 2018.
Here is a video recording of my address and reading the poem (left column-then-right).
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