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Hungry, I come to you, For I know You satisfy…
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I am reminded by Daston and Mitman’s titularly central phrase “thinking with animals” of a passage from Heidegger’s Origin of the Work of Art which ruminates on thinking, reading: “Occasionally we still have the feeling that violence has long been done to the thingly element of things and that thought has played a part in this violence, for which reason people disavow thought instead of taking pains to make it more thoughtful[. 214 more words
99 Stories of God
This book is a collection of exquisite, tiny masterpieces and is perfect for holiday reading. I loved it.
Hard to define, the book is a collection of vignettes- every day life moments – at times darkly ironic at times deeply familiar – exploring our pre-occupation with and relationship to God but in the most deliciously random way. 302 more words
Do you have a favorite book reviewer?
Whenever I read a book review by James Wood in the New Yorker, I find myself marveling over Wood’s writing. 480 more words