Hecht has crafted a playful quiz to determine how much of a doubter you are. See where you rank on the scale of doubt.
Poet and historian Jennifer Michael Hecht says that as a scholar she always noticed the "shadow history" of doubt out of the corner of her eye. She shows how non-belief, skepticism, and doubt have paralleled and at times shaped the world's great religious and secular belief systems. She suggests that only in modern time has doubt been narrowly equated with a complete rejection of faith, or a broader sense of mystery.
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Engraving by William Blake titled "Job Rebuked by his Friends" from Illustrations of the Book of Job, 1825.
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