For those desiring the certitude
and security of being the sole representative presence of Jesus, the fresh air of Pope Francis is a threat.
Paris est reparti avec les certitudes
qu'il etait venu chercher, apres "une performance collective de haute volee".
Whalen's brief explanation of the failure of certitudes
based only on corrupted faculties (224 n.
On the other side are the rational Euclidian certitudes
of the cube and the cylinder.
The contributors to this collection are all firmly situated within liberal traditions: Jews and Christians who mistrust fundamentalist certitudes
and who understand both social and theological change as religious imperatives.
The most visceral experience was offered by Somewhere Else--La Chambre des certitudes
, 1997, a narrow room entered by one visitor at a time.
If I do, maybe some of my certitudes
will be wounded and changed.
The early certitudes
included the belief that the Taliban regime would implode, that it would be easy to form a broad-based government in Afghanistan, and that the United States would be able to accomplish this task.