Daily Archives: January 10, 2012

Summary of Edwin Friedman’s ‘A Failure of Nerve’: Part 2

Other Posts in Series: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 Friedman advances the thesis that contemporary America has a climate of chronic anxiety, leading to ‘an emotional regression that is toxic to well-defined leadership’ (53). He points … Continue reading

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Why There Are No Theological Problems

Jacques Maritain somewhere makes a distinction that I find helpful between a ‘problem’ and a ‘mystery’. A problem admits of a solution – ‘can you prove Fermat’s last theorem?’ ‘is there intelligent life elsewhere in the universe?’ ‘does the Higgs … Continue reading

Posted in The Blogosphere, Theological | 2 Comments