Tag: atheism

Feminism, Positivism, and Which One Excludes

  “Why Be Religious?” at Feministe Recently Victoria (who’s married to one of the better Christian Humanists) sent me the link above, noting that reading the post and the following comments made her “want to throw things.”  She asked me to help her articulate why such was her reaction, and rather than post my response…

Three-Dimensional Responses to One-Dimensional Challenges: A Review of “God Is Dead” and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself

“God Is Dead” and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself”: Theological Engagements with the New Atheism Edited by Andrew David, Christopher J. Keller, and Jon Stanley 185 pp. Cascade Books. $23.00 When I saw the title of this book, I was already hooked–although I didn’t consciously make the connection to the Lewis Grizzard book with…

A Primer on Religious Existentialism, Pt. 2: My Kind of Atheist

It is not reasonable to expect everyone to share the same religious views, and since it can be difficult to see God’s hand in our violent and hate-filled universe, I don’t fault anyone for not believing in God. (My own reasons for believing in God are complicated, probably unsatisfying to people who live outside of…