Stanley Fish and Terry Eagleton pushed someone else's buttons it seems. Matt Taibbi:
I listened to this argument at least five times and at the end still had absolutely no idea what the hell Eagleton was talking about. I thought at first he might be saying that faith does not require certainty, but then again nobody who wanted to say that would bother with all that extra verbiage. Anyway this is the kind of stuff that permeates Eagleton’s work: a lot of masturbatory semantics and naked goalpost-moving buried in great gnarled masses of old-world sneering and unnecessary syllables.It's hard to excerpt just a small part of the piece because it's so interlocked, but suffice to say, Taibbi doesn't have much use for the arguments Eagleton and Fish churn out on this subject either.