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The Blind Men and the Elephant by David Schmaltz

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THEOLOGIC WARS 9

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And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding stiff and strong, Though each was partly in the right, And all were in the wrong!

Moral:So oft in theologic wars, The disputants, I ween, Rail on in utter ignorance Of what each other mean, And prate about an Elephant Not one of them has seen!

—From “The Blind Men and the Elephant,” by John Godfrey Saxe

A HERETIC’S HOMECOMING

I have spent most of my professional life feeling like a heretic engaged in project theologic wars. I came to this role honestly, as most come to project work. Using my training and experience in operational work, ...

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