In responding to a Contemporary Christian musician who came out as gay, saying that she is convinced that God accepts her just as she is, Robert George draws on Plato, who said that there are three forms of atheism:
(1) Not believing that God or the gods exist.
(2) Believing there is a God, but he is not concerned with human affairs.
(3) Believing that there is a God who is concerned with human affairs, but he is “soft-spirited,” making no demands.
Dr. George believes that the third form of atheism is the greatest threat to Christianity and our civilization today. [Read more...]