A fine reflection on the murder of Jo Cox last week by the professor of physics at Durham.
Wisdom is much needed
This is a different sort of post. There is a fair bit to report in due course on the central theme of Faith and Wisdom in Science – the great cultural story of science within our communities, its deep (and theological) roots, and how it needs healing. I will write in days to come on the Times Cheltenham Science Festival Debate, ‘Can Science and Faith Coexist?’, and on an evening at the Cambridge Wesley Methodist Church ‘Science and Faith’ series – but not today. For today other ligaments within the body of our society need healing.
Once again, and desperately, we need not fighting spirit, not left or right wing concepts, not racy rhetoric or the sure soundbite, but Wisdom. At the end of the darkest week I can remember in this country, the appalling, senseless, tragic murder of Yorkshire MP Jo Cox has opened our eyes to a shadow of evil that has been stealthily blocking…
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