Cosmic supertext

April 19, 2016 (Kampala): I'm reading a little this morning about Copernicus and the letter he wrote to the Pope explaining his revolutionary idea that the earth moves. While studying astronomy, he noticed something was 'off', and it bothered him. Up till then, astronomers had held widely varying and often conflicting views on the basics …

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Bible stripped bare

February 8, 2010: After church this morning, I am once again terribly frustrated over my ambivalence about the Bible. It is wedged like a thorn in my psyche. As much as I want to be rid of it, my whole life seems oriented around it: my Christian sub-culture, my career, and the reigning epistemic foundation …

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Sacred textuality

Heraclitus is my patron Greek philosopher. One of his teachings was that the cosmos is a river in which the twin currents of love and strife roil in ceaseless change. If he is correct - that the essential nature of the universe is change - that implies that changelessness, permanence, and stability are functions of …

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