Tag: religion

The search after truth: an Enlightenment episode

For the wit of man cannot for dullness keep the right way to search out truth, but strayeth in diverse errors, and as it were groping in darkness,…

“No religion”

According to the most recent census information, released this past week, nearly 30% of Australians have “no religion.” Understandably, that statistic was front and centre in much of…

“A whip out of chords”

So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and…

Our fractured age: Reading Charles Taylor

Since Sources of the Self Charles Taylor has contended that ours is a fractured world. The world in question is that of the North Atlantic, including Europe and…

Christian apolotgetics and the Enlightenment: Reading Alister McGrath and Benno van den Toren

What is the best way of defending the Christian religion today? And do we really need yet another apologia in the form of an intellectual argument? Both Alister…

Atheism’s modern history: Reading Gavin Hyman

“Yes to God? For many believers, this has not been obvious for a long time. No to God? Neither has this been obvious for a long time to…

Immoral atheism?

It is disappointing to see a Christian fulfill what I would have thought was a tired stereotype: asserting that a rival belief or argument is ultimately based on…