But doubt is as crucial to faith as darkness is to light. Without one, the other has no context and is meaningless. Faith is, by definition, uncertainty. It is full of doubt, steeped in risk. It is about matters not of the known, but of the unknown.

Carter Heyward (b. 1945) American cleric, feminist, theologian
A Priest Forever (1999)
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