Sailing to Byzantium"...O sages standing in God’s holy fire As in the gold mosaic of a wall, Come from the holy fire, perne in a gyre, And be the singing-masters of my soul. Consume my heart away; sick with desire And fastened to a dying animal It knows not what it is; and gather me Into the artifice of eternity..." -W.B. Yeats
Monthly Archives: April 2013
I’m re-posting something I posted several months ago just for reference and review as it is evident from some of the recent comments–that it is still not clear to some what I’m saying. Disagree with me, object vigorously, but I am … Continue reading
This book is definitely on my reading list. “A truce is sometimes called between science and theology, by thinkers on both sides. Michael Hanby, however, shows a way forward more profitable than truce, found in the common ground between theology … Continue reading
Boston- our thoughts and prayers are with you. And this about sums it up.
This post is a reflection upon this one by Bernard Beckett regarding his agnosticism. First of all, I should point out those features that I appreciate and commend. The two features in Bernard’s post that resonated with me were tolerance … Continue reading
Interesting thoughts here… An article by Frans De Waal that seeks to understand why “Militant Atheism Has Become a Religion” seems relevant here. As an Emory psychology professor who conducts research on primate behavior, and an atheist himself, his criticism … Continue reading
I plan to respond, at some point, more comprehensively to Bernard’s recent post found here. But specifically, for now, here is something that, I hope, speaks to Bernard’s reference to story-telling and its importance to him. I too share this … Continue reading