The search for God is a very intimate enterprise. It is at the core of every longing in the human heart. It is the search for ultimate love, for total belonging, for the meaningful life.
Time and distance may make it hard for me to remember why I believed what I did once. Why did my early ideas make sense then but now seem so foreign?
Exploration comes naturally to Americans, and is a theme celebrated in not only in U.S. history but in our great works of literature. Exploration comes naturally in American faith as well.