I just came across an intriguing quote from British theologian Kenneth Leech:
The rejection of paradox and ambiguity is the characteristic of heretics in all ages. Heresy is one-dimensional, over-simplified, and boring. It is straight-line thinking, preferring a pseudo-clarity to the many sidedness of truth, tidiness to the mess and complexity of reality. Orthodoxy by contrast is rooted in the unknowable.
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