Part of my journey in the past five years has been re-assessing what I think I know about life, God, the Bible, and theology. It has been a particularly fruitful time, this half decade. Paradigms should be questioned and knowledge continually re-evaluated.
The greatest trend in my own re-evaluations, I have discovered, is a realization of ambiguity and complexity. Much that was once simple to me I find was based on too little and even on tradition instead of solid evidence.
I remember reading some Catholic graffiti in Chicago some time back. There were a number of slogans written on the walls in a downtown area about Mary and the Church and so on (that