God Talk

Stanley Fish wrote a compelling piece for Sunday’s New York Times in which he reviews and provides commentary on Terry Eagleton’s new book, Reason, Faith and Revolution. Here is the opening paragraph as a teaser:

In the opening sentence of the last chapter of his new book, “Reason, Faith and Revolution,” the British critic Terry Eagleton asks, “Why are the most unlikely people, including myself, suddenly talking about God?” His answer, elaborated in prose that is alternately witty, scabrous and angry, is that the other candidates for guidance — science, reason, liberalism, capitalism — just don’t deliver what is ultimately needed.

Read the whole thing here.

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