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Define and Conquer

by Jo Page July 11, 2012

When Emily Dickinson wrote “Hope is the thing with feathers/That perches in the Soul” I think she comes closer to a definition of hope than Julian Baggini, a British philosopher, does in his lips-tightly-pressed-together piece, ...

Enjoy the Silence

by Jo Page March 23, 2011

If there is anything missing in the vitriolic debates about the relative worth/worthlessness of religion, it’s the question of the ineffable. Thomas Aquinas, after a life in spent crafting his Summa Theologica in which he aimed ...

Give Faith a Chance

by Jo Page March 9, 2011

Part of the reason that I gave up reading the cadre of New Atheists self-styled as the Four Horsemen—Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins—was that, charges of arrogance aside, they seemed to ...