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A tale of two traumas
Brendan Geary

together valued aspects of earlier stages, while being open to truth in other traditions and worldviews. Their faith is suffused with compassion, and they hold structures and symbols more lightly. The same is true of people who move beyond traumatic events. They integrate what remains of value from the past in the light of the traumatic event(s). This can lead to Fowler’s sixth stage, where, to quote Julian of Norwich, ‘All shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well’. Such ‘Universalizing’ faith is reached by few individuals, but remains the goal to be aimed

in From prosperity to austerity
Thomas Docherty

inspired by the ghost of Leavis. Such demands are surely determined by a tacit claim that the University stands too aloof from the everyday lives of people in our society, too apart from ‘informed general intelligence’ and ‘humane culture’. At the same time, however, we are also obsessed with ideas of ‘efficiency’ 17 Ibid., 27, 28. The original of this phrase is to be found in Julian of Norwich, Shewings, ed. Georgia Ronan Crampton (Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1994), 72: ‘Synne is behovabil, but al shal be wel, and al

in The new treason of the intellectuals