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The extreme faith of naturalists

If you can believe in pure nature,
I suppose you can believe anything.

–David Bentley Hart


Not quick to condemn

Do not be too quick to condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for it is perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and sensuality and selfishness that have killed his faith.

Thomas Merton.
Seeds of Contemplation


Splintered fragments of light

We have come from God, and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain error, will also reflect a splintered fragment of the true light, the eternal truth that is with God. 70 more words


The pianist continued to play

Imagine a family of mice who lived all their lives in a large piano. To them in their piano-world came the music of the instrument, filling all the dark spaces with sound and harmony. 170 more words


What does it mean to be an artist?

So this is a lot of what I have been hearing over the past year….

“why have you not been producing any work”

“when is your next show? 431 more words


Are Reason & Faith in God Contradictory Terms?


I began taking notes on a series of hard questions posed to Tim Keller by some heavy hitting interviewers that is posted to the Veritas Forum. 1,460 more words



Too much stuff and stimulation overwhelms our capacity to connect with one another. So, we’ve been progressively down-sizing life and possessions, birthdays and Christmases for the past fifteen years. 638 more words

Alice Keys MD