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: January 2014
Caputo starts this chapter off with this question: “Can anything really be taken seriously today as ‘truth’ if it is not science or at least modeled after science?” And he raises this question especially as it relates to religion and … Continue reading
Bernard-I came across this book and thought you might find it a good read. The writer seems to strike the balance you are looking for. From here: “Readers will appreciate the passionately argued belief that human perception and understanding can … Continue reading
A key term and component of postmodernism is hermeneutics. Technically, it is a theological term which refers to the art and science of interpretation. It has been used more and more now however by many disciplines (I’ve seen it used in … Continue reading
I love The Onion. A little levity while I work on the next Caputo post.