How Genesis Is Not Only Literally False, But Metaphorically False

Mary Midgley argues that only the views of fundamentalist literalists are refuted by the fact of evolution: Appeals to evolution are only damaging to biblical literalism. Certainly the events described inGenesis¬†1 are not literally compatible with what science (from long before Darwin’s day) tells us about the antiquity of the Earth. But this is not [Read More...]

On The Possible God Of Philosophy And Cosmology Vs. The Personal, Historical God Of Faith

This post is inspired by some excellent remarks from Daniel Dennett in reply to William Lane Craig’s vigorous cosmological arguments for the existence of God (which you can see him make in a separate debate here). ¬†Here is the Dennett video, below it you’ll find a rough transcript I have produced of it, and then [Read More...]


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