Can a seeker also be a skeptic? Can one believe without renouncing the responsibility to doubt? These eight essays argue that the answer is yes. Through deep explorations of a wide variety of texts — biblical, talmudic, literary, mystical and philosophical –they make the case that the most authentic way to search for meaning today is not to suppress our skepticism but to intensify it, not to give up our doubts but to sharpen them. In a bitterly polarized world, these essays offer a middle way. They insist that we need not choose between religious searching and critical thinking. At the far side of skepticism, the two paths converge.
The Dancer and the Dance: Essays on Skepticism and the Search for Meaning
- From the Publisher
September 1, 2021
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