Riposte to Justin Matyr: Closing up the Gaps

This post is part of a debate with Justin of The Faith Heuristic. The topic is: The Evidence Supports the Existence of a God. The debate is structured as follows: Justin - Opening Statement Leah - Rebuttal --part 1 --part 2 Justin - Rejoinder --part 1 --part 2 Leah - Opening Statement Justin - Rebuttal Leah - Rejoinder   In his last post, Justin has accused me of relying blindly on a "Naturalism of the Gaps." ┬áIn his view, my belief that there is likely to be a … [Read more...]

Debate with Justin Martyr: Opening Statement

This post is part of a debate with Justin of The Faith Heuristic. The topic is: The Evidence Supports the Existence of a God. The debate is structured as follows: Justin - Opening Statement Leah - Rebuttal --part 1 --part 2 Justin - Rejoinder --part 1 --part 2 Leah - Opening Statement Justin - Rebuttal Leah - Rejoinder Justin has maintained that the terms of this debate do not require him to defend the idea of the Christian god or, indeed, any particular deity. His … [Read more...]

Eye has not seen, ear has not heard

Thanks all for your comments on last week's post on attempts to sanitize the liturgy. As always, if you'd like to respond to a Monday Call to Arms in longer form as a guest blogger, please email me at leah (dot) libresco (at) yale (dot) edu. The highlighted comment from last week comes from David Wagner: So, lectionary-editing authorities: knock off the bowdlerizing. "He's not a tame lion." Bring it on. Those who can't stand it will go get themselves a nice, polite Unitarian god made in … [Read more...]