The Holiness of Unknowing
“A wicked and perverse generation seeks after signs.”
Ours is a generation of information junkies. We have 24-hour-a-day news shows and Internet sites dedicated to keeping us informed with up-to-the-minute details of the world’s events. Through our keyboards, we have countless encyclopedias available at our fingertips to tell us anything we wish to know. In fact, we have a sector of our society dedicated to information technology, which is concerned not with the quality of the information we receive, but with our access to it.
One great assumption of our day is that the accumulation of information is . . .
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Thomas S. Buchanan is a member of the Orthodox Church and lives in Chester County, Pennsylvania, with his wife and three children. He is a senior editor of Touchstone.
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