From our friends at the Rabbit Room: Cheryl Chastain beautifully covers just one of the many reasons the Anselm Society has emphasized community in what we do.

The truth can be complicated, paradoxical even. Often, it has the scent of mystery. This can make it uncomfortable to process and hard to accept. Because we are much more comfortable with what we can control, we prefer simple, often over-simplified, categories for our ideas.

A single story fits this requirement. It is very simple and easily controlled. It’s easily obtained, explained, and replicated. It’s ridiculously repeatable.

And this is the problem.

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