The Catholic Church’s ‘pedophile priest’ scandal, which goes to the heart of the organization, is the wreckage of its doomed war on human nature.
If Batman is about to become the C.S. Lewis of crime-fighting due to the crisis of faith evinced, that plotline isn’t evident in Issue 53.
Let us give Steven Pinker and Sam Harris their hearing. Let us follow them into the broad, sunlit uplands of their utopian moral landscape and see what we might find there.
In our time, the battle against nihilism looms larger than any squabble between rationalists like Sam Harris and the moderately religious.
Steven Pinker oversimplifies the Enlightenment by claiming it pits reason against faith. In fact, the Enlightenment sprung from Christian ideas of nature.
Because of his understanding of rationalism and psychological emphasis, Jordan Peterson prepares the soul more for Gnostic spirituality than Christian orthodoxy.
A new collection of interviews from the late, great Christopher Hitchens demonstrates that one of the most beloved liberal intellectuals of our time held a surprising number of conservative beliefs.
If there is some news value in questioning the existence of Jesus in the Christmas season, why not at least run a new article that addresses the harsh criticisms of the original?
Taken at face value, the problem of evil appears to be a devastatingly convincing argument against the existence of the Christian God.
A recent RadioLab podcast set out to explore the relationship between religion and science by exploring a human relationship between a magician and an atheist.
The fear of cosmic evil—of evil that is more than just bad neural wiring in the brain of a murderer—is innate within us all. It is a healthy and sane emotion.
Alexis de Tocqueville believed Christianity provided a common moral language for the American people. But what happens when faith is on the decline?
Mark O’Connell’s interactions with transhumanists show that modern man is not prepared to argue against transhumanism. He must either accept it or find a theological alternative.
Today, 86 years after his death, we’re reminded that joviality and wisdom can do more to woo a culture than any austere dogma ever could.
The film’s egotistical celestial is exactly the sort of figure atheists condemn. Thankfully, whatever else the Christian God may be, he is not Ego.
With this shift of science as the choice religion for the theologically uneducated comes a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the development of myth.
Pew Forum data projects Islam will surpass Christianity among adherents’ baby production within 20 years while increasing in conversions as Christian conversions decline.
Public schools were created explicitly to reinforce the dominant religious beliefs of American culture. Those beliefs used to be Protestant, but are now secular. Both are religions.
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