Is faith irrational?
Jul25

Is faith irrational?

Some people say, “I am rational; I don’t accept irrational ideas such as faith.”  While rationality is a vital...

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Don’t be so afraid of the irrational as to deny the possibility of the transrational
Jan17

Don’t be so afraid of the irrational as to deny the possibility of the transrational

We live in an age that prides itself on its rationality. Few put-downs anger thinking people as much as being called irrational.…

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Seeking requires believing: believing that something worth seeking exists and that we have the capacity to find it
Nov02

Seeking requires believing: believing that something worth seeking exists and that we have the capacity to find it

Some people say, “Be a seeker, not a believer.” This differentiation rests on the notion that believers are sentimental…

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Between naiveté and cynicism is the courage to trust
Apr08

Between naiveté and cynicism is the courage to trust

When we are inexperienced, we may naïvely believe that everyone is entirely trustworthy. Exploiting our naiveté, self-interested…

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What the moonlight of reason shows dimly, the sunlight of revelation shows clearly
Feb06

What the moonlight of reason shows dimly, the sunlight of revelation shows clearly

Some people think, “Reason and revelation are contradictory. If I accept revelation, I will be giving up my rationality…

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Faith is the bridge between our finite reason and Krishna’s infinite reason
May20

Faith is the bridge between our finite reason and Krishna’s infinite reason

Some people ask: Can a rational person believe in God? We could turn the question around and ask: Why should we be rational?…

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