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Monday, November 19, 2007

Faith in a Box

"Religious faith itself, however, does not usually get you in trouble in this subculture [secular intellectual] so much much as allowing that faith our of its box so that it pokes its nose where it does not belong. Many are perfectly content to allow a fellow intellectual to practice a private faith. After all, some people are into jogging or stereo equipment, and others are 'into' God. The trouble begins when it appears that your faith has influenced (contaminated) your thinking in other areas. Worse yet is to imply that your religious outlook has given you insights to which the secularist is blind." ~ Daniel Taylor, The Myth of Certainty, p. 49

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