Category Archive: belief

Take It On Faith

Thank goodness for Stanley Fish. Not ‘thank God,’ ‘thank goodness.’ I never thought I’d say that. Fish has made me uneasy since the day I first saw him on a panel at a… Continue reading

"Just the Facts, Ma’am"

Joe Friday may never  have said that on Dragnet, but maybe he should, today.   On October 17, 2004, The New York Times published a piece by Joe Suskind that contained these paragraphs with… Continue reading

We Can Have (and Believe in) Both!

In the Preface to Androcles and the Lion, George Bernard Shaw notes the ability of people to hold contradictory ideas as true at once: As the gospels stand, St. Matthew and St. Luke… Continue reading