Prayers and Meditations for Mission

 

 

 

Thoughts to ponder during the Trinity Season.

Albert Einstein did not hold conventional religious views, but he still regarded himself in his own way as religious and certainly not as an atheist. As a basic expression of his beliefs, he wrote,

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science .... It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion. A knowledge of the existence of something we cannot penetrate, our perceptions of the profoundest reason and the most radiant beauty, which are only accessible to our reason in their most elementary forms - it is this knowledge and this emotion that constitute the truly religious attitude; in this sense, and in this alone, I am a deeply religious man.”

 

A. Einstein, "What I Believe", quoted in "Signposts to God", Peter Bussey