What Richard Dawkins May Never Understand

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The religious zeal of Richard Dawkins’ atheism. [Read more...]

Atheists don’t exist.

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Atheists don’t exist. by Kyle Idleman Phew, I’m glad that’s out there. Now, before you head to the comment section to remark on my ignorance, hear me out. When you subtract the religious language, worship is the built-in human reflex to put your hope in something or someone and then chase after it. You hold [Read More...]

The Triumph of Alvin Plantinga

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One of the more memorable evenings of my Harvard years came when I received a rather panicked call from an administrator for the Committee on the Study of Religion. “Would you be able to pick up a speaker from the airport?” she asked. Of course, I said. Who’s the speaker? “A guy named Alvin Plantinga.” [Read More...]

Find Wisdom at Rivendell

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I was introduced to the leaders of the Rivendell Institute in the summer after my sophomore year at Stanford.  I was, by then, majoring in philosophy and religious studies, and working in both departments with men and women who had devoted decades of their lives to justifying intellectually their agnosticism or atheism — or, at [Read More...]

Can America be Good Without God?

Os Guinness

Maybe individuals can be “good without God” — but can entire societies? This is one of the burning questions undergirding Os Guinness’  A Free People’s Suicide: Sustainable Freedom and the American Future. Guinness, in the tradition of Alexis de Tocqueville, is a foreign-born observer of American culture and admirer of the audacity of the American experiment.  A [Read More...]