God’s Transforming Love

“…only he who loves can sing.” St. Augustine     Augustine believed that we could know ourselves only if we know God just as we could not know God without knowing ourselves. And that to know a thing we must some way come to love it.      There is the rub—knowing...

Shaping our Preferences

“For literary judgement, we need to be acutely aware of two things at once: of ‘what we like’ and of ‘what we ought to like’. Few people are honest enough to know either. The first means knowing what we really feel: very few know that....