Saturday, January 15, 2011

Reconciling Belief with Knowledge

Reconciling Belief with Knowledge
By Kevin Finkenbinder
     Life seems to be full of many things: troubles, pain, insights, learning and joys.  In a traditional social economy, each person is trying to minimize the first two items while maximizing the last two items.  Saying that God's economy takes the opposite view would be false, yet it is false to believe that God wants us to seek insights, learning, and joy at the expense of avoiding who we are in our innermost beings.  It is also false to believe that God does not want us to experience troubles and pain.  I have known these truths in my head
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