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In “God” Some Trust

*inspired by an encounter in Times Square, July ’09

“Do you believe in God?”  The missionary girl on the street wanted to know.

I looked at her for a second.

“Well,” I started, “I guess I think that’s the wrong question.” Continue reading

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Doubt

“One of the things going on in this country is that we’ve developed a culture of debate, of Crossfire and Hardball, of adults shouting each other down and not listening to each other. Our leaders are not allowed to show doubt, uncertainty, ambiguity. In our culture at this time, these things are perceived as signs of weakness. And I think that’s a big mistake.”
-John Patrick Shanley

I went to see Bill Maher’s editorial film, Religulous, last Friday. Continue reading

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