Every era of quickening change has its existential worries, when solid ground becomes quicksand. Here I use ‘demons’ to probe the shifting ground of knowledge.
Fundamentalism is one of those modern predicaments that often come clothed in ancient garb. Religious fundamentalists like to tout their faithfulness to a pure version of their tradition. In practice, fundamentalism is more about exclusion rather than purity; co-religionists are often targeted for their impure faith — perhaps they sing and dance or celebrate a festival that […]