It would be easier to be an atheist; it is the simple way out. But each time I turn toward that wide and welcoming door it slams in my face, and I–like my forbears–Adam, Eve–am left outside the garden of reason and limited, chill science and the arguments of intellect. Who is this wild cherubin who whirls the flaming sword ‘twixt the door to the house of atheism and me? ~ Madeleine L’Engle A Cry Like A Bell, p. 23.
This video reflection is from Peter Rollins 2010 Insurrection tour. It’s stuff to chew on.