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The crucible of doubt [eBook] : reflections on the quest for faith
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Introduction : paradigms and premises : starting off on the wrong foot -- Of method and maps : the use and abuse of reason -- On provocation and peace : of life's fundamental incompleteness -- Of Sadducees and sacraments : the role and function of the Church -- Of canons and cannons : the use and abuse of scripture -- On prophecy and prophets : the perils of hero worship -- On delegation and discipleship : the ring of Pharaoh -- Mormons and monopolies : holy persons "ye know not of" -- Spirituality and self-sufficiency : find your watering place -- The too-tender heart : rethinking being "overcome with evil" -- Of silence and solitude : "speak, Lord, for thy servant heareth" -- To the godless and guileless : belief as risk -- Epilogue : doubt and discipleship.
This insightful book offers a careful, intelligent look at doubt--at some of its common sources, the challenges it presents, and the opportunities it may open up in a person's quest for faith.
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