A Reason to Believe?

Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas
Elaine Pagels

beyond-belief-coverDeath and sadness. Can you think of two better reasons people seek solace in religion?

Maybe you can. I am not here to proselytize. I feel compelled to note, though, that non-belief is also a belief system and that, religion being an almost universal human development, you cut yourself off from a big chunk of humanity when you dismiss the subject.

But let’s get back to the nouns I started with. I never wanted to know too much about writers of fiction because I feared blurring the line between author and Continue reading