Everything in nature, I’m beginning to believe, discovers its destiny in its hungers, defines its nature in that which alone can answer to its profoundest longing. Whatever fails us here in time—health, order, trust, friendship, justice, beauty—points behind the dark moment to what is not known except for the power of its attraction. And power, we know, must reside in some form of being. Georgetown professor of theology John F. Haught, in his challenging book God...
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