IN THEIR HEART of hearts I’m sure most people wish God would stop interfering in everyday life. This concern reaches far beyond religion. The US President and other born-again Christians refer to God’s helping hand in making war in the Middle East. Western society couldn’t be more different from traditional Muslim society, but we have in common that people in both places want God on their side, which involves knowing what he thinks. People assume that they do, a remarkable assumption given that God is infinitely present and infinitely transcendent, cosmic and personal at the same time, invisible ...


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