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In Between Suffering and Faith

The answer to the question, “Why am I even here, what is my purpose in life?” is “You’re already doing it.” The Buddha and the early Christian elders have something in common: they believed that clinging to a present state of the world and not letting it go caused suffering. They all had an innate … Continue reading

From Doubt to Mystery: Answering a Question for Peter Rollins

For about a decade I understood that doubt and faith go together. That is to say, faith should be a questioning and critical self-reflective exercise rather than walking blindly in total trust. I doubted everything. Faith was a fully intellectual exercise and very safe because it was an object. Faith didn’t require any self-examination. But … Continue reading