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discourse on the nature of doubt

In the context of a critique of President Obama for his speech at Notre Dame, Daniel Larison engages in a theologic examination of the nature of doubt, invoking the doubt of the apostle Thomas. In response, E.D. Kain at LOG defends the function of doubt and argues it serves a valid spiritual purpose in its own right.

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posted May 24, 2009 at 11:07 am

Victor Hugo said: “I believe that there is more faith in honest doubt than in half the creeds.”

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Albert the Abstainer

posted May 24, 2009 at 12:00 pm

A person who acknowledges their own ignorance can learn, while a person who never doubts is proud, blind and foolish.

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posted June 1, 2009 at 11:22 am

salaam aleikum warmatullahi wabarakatuh
As a new Muslimah at the end of last year I subscribed to the Beliefnet and have found this to be both informative and thought provoking. InshaAllah keep up the good work.

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