We should maintain that if an interpretation of any word in any religion leads to disharmony and does not positively further the welfare of the many, then such an interpretation is to be regarded as wrong; that is, against the will of God, or as the working of Satan or Mara.

Buddhadasa Bikkhu, a Thai Buddhist Monk

Friday, September 6, 2013

Faith Ask

When faith no longer frees people to ask hard questions, it becomes inhuman and dangerous.  Unquestioning faith soon slips into ideology, superstition, fanaticism, self-indulgence, and idolatry.  Faith seeks understanding passionately and relentlessly, or it languishes and eventually dies.

Daniel  L. Migliore
Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology (2nd ed., 2004)
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