This chapter offers a brief autobiography, with emphasis on science and faith. Areas that can cause tension are commented on. The contrast between philosophical analysis and the honest attempt to encounter God in personal terms is outlined. The sense of journey, in which no stage is altogether satisfactory, is described. The danger of making morality a human construct is outlined, showing that it leads to coercion. It is argued that mature theism opposes theocracy, preferring secular politics, as long as that is understood the right way. The resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth is alluded to as the marker that cannot be avoided. The experience of truth-seeking and making efforts towards maturity in religious thinking is outlined.
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