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Snippets of True Reason, part 2

Published on July 9, 2017 By sirrahc

Continuing on from Part 1, these next four snippets from True Reason (eds. Tom Gilson & Carson Weitnauer) provide more “evidence that the New Atheism fails to live up to its claimed connection with reason.” Targets include Sam Harris, John Loftus, and the failure of naturalistic presuppositions. Five: “Unreason at the Head of Project Reason” […]

Snippets of True Reason, part 1

Published on May 28, 2017 By sirrahc

One of the books I’ve been reading of late is True Reason, edited by Tom Gilson and Carson Weitnauer. It’s a collection of essays (originally published in electronic format) by various Christian professors and apologists, addressing issues related to the claims by today’s “New Atheists” that non-theists “own” reason & rationality, while theists are characterized […]

On the Origin of Religion

Published on March 9, 2010 By sirrahc

Modern theories abound… Whether based on the latest evolutionary hypothesis or sheer outrage at the thought of a God who is both loving and demands justice, modern conclusions about the origin of religion run the gamut. They include “Religion is Good”, “Religion is Bad”, “Religion Doesn’t Matter”, and “Religion Can Be Explained by X”. In […]

Christianity = Islam = Hinduism = Wicca: Are All Religions Really the Same?

Published on October 17, 2009 By sirrahc

Did you ever hear someone say “All religions are the same.”, or something along those lines? Or, maybe you’ve said it yourself. Did you ever really think about that statement? Does it make sense? I say, “Not even close.” Hear me out…. Sure, religions have some things in common. That’s why they are all called […]

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