Monthly Archives: March 2012

Something from Nothing and Ridiculous Guides

There is a good New York Times book review here of a book entitled “A Universe from Nothing.” Wow, who knew? Well, exactly, and the reviewer, David Albert (Ph.D., theoretical physics), does an excellent and quite humorous job pulling this … Continue reading

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Good Reads

These look like good books, here and here. They are definitely on my list of future reads. Nice endorsement for Plantinga’s book: “It’s astonishing that so many scientists, philosophers, and theologians think there is a serious conflict between science and … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Really Exist?

Even Bart Erhman knows he did.

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A Matter of Taste?

I have been involved in a very interesting conversation here regarding subjective/objective distinctions and agnosticism. At the very last, my interlocutor, Bernard, sums up the issue as he sees it: Your last point, that my agnosticism requires me to dismiss … Continue reading

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We are all Believers

What should we make of the agnostic? Here is one definition of agnosticism: “Agnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claims—especially claims about the existence or non-existence of any deity, but also other religious and metaphysical claims—are … Continue reading

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Atheism: A Cult?

John Gray, as always, raises some good points here.

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