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Gregory of Nazianzus and Marilynne Robinson on Speech and Silence

In his twenty-seventh Oration, the first of the so-called “Theological Orations”–the one that deals with prolegomena, as it were, against the Eunomians–Gregory lays out his view on when, and where, and why, and to whom, and to what extent, theologians should speak. There is wisdom here, for Gregory is finely attuned to the dangerous uses […]

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The Inability of Parascientific Literature

Assuming that there is indeed a modern malaise, one contributing factor might be the exclusion of the felt life of the mind from the accounts of reality proposed by the oddly authoritative and deeply influential parascientific literature that has long associated itself with intellectual progress, and the exclusion of felt life from the varieties of […]