Tuesday, June 23, 2009

"Ditchkins! You Ignorant Twit!"

The more I think about this book, the more I believe that if anyone is interested in the spiritual, in the mystical, and in how those qualities apply to reason and logic, it is a book worth buying -- "buy," because it's a book to be read, and re-read ...

REASON, FAITH, AND REVOLUTION:
Reflections on the God Debate

By Terry Eagleton
185 pp., Yale University Press, $25.00
Terry Eagleton opens his defense of humankind’s God-search with “Religion has wrought untold misery in human affairs.”

Be you evangelical, fundamentalist, mainline Protestant, Orthodox Jew or Reformed Jew, Roman Catholic or Eastern Orthodox, or even a theo-centric Muslim, you might sigh and wonder what sort of ally has enlisted in the defense of the divine.

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