Successful Failure

I can see you’re getting in the swing of your upcoming studies already! Your diagnosis—and perhaps prognosis—concerning the “bright agnostics” I encounter in my honors seminars is for the most part right on target, and you’re right...

Changing Religions vs. Changing Churches

Yes indeed, reading and listening to lectures can take a person only so far. Do you know the Tibetan parable? A lame man and a blind man are both attempting to make their way to the holy city of Lhasa, which stands in this case for the Western Paradise of...

Metaphysical Plasticity

Having taken note of your posts from the “Faith, Doubt, and God” course discussion board, I thought I might jot you two a joint reply, for your comments are related as two sides of one coin. B. has teasingly, but at the same seriously, accused me of...