Secularism Is Good for America—Especially Christians
February 10, 2014

We are not on the verge of mass secularist violence.

Does God Decide the Super Bowl Winner? That's What Most Americans Believe.
January 30, 2014

One-in-four American sport fans believe their team has been cursed at some point.

The 'Best Arguments for God's Existence' Are Actually Terrible
January 16, 2014

The most common critique leveled at New Atheists is that we attack only puerile, fundamentalist forms of religion, and never engage with the “best” arguments of the faithful: those adumbrated by Sophisticated Theologians™.

New York Times Columnist Writes About Ghosts, and Confusion Ensues
October 31, 2013

The New Republic's Leon Wieseltier has already taken a satisfying whack at T.M. Luhrmann, the occasional New York Times columnist who writes about spirituality and religion.

Can You Have Religion Without God?
Ronald Dworkin and a religious worldview for secularists
October 26, 2013

On finding religion without God

'Heaven is For Real': Fiction or Nonfiction?
July 09, 2013

In The New York Times 'Open Book' section, which appears in the Sunday Book Review and is full of nuggets on the literary world, there appears the following:

Is Egypt's Political Rift Beyond Repair?
December 12, 2012

Last night, the scene in front of Rabaa Al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo's Nasr City felt like an enormous Islamist block party. A six-lane boulevard had been shut down and was crammed with thousands of bodies supporting President Mohammed Morsi. They waved Egyptian flags with religious slogans like “There is no God but God and Mohammed is his messenger,” while eating popcorn and drinking tea. The pro-government protesters had erected a stage, and when I got there as the sun set, the loudspeakers were blaring.

Why Darwinist Materialism is Wrong
November 16, 2012

An atheist philosopher's new book wages a powerful assault on materialist naturalism.

Bach’s Music, Back Then and Right Now
November 15, 2012

Am inquiry into Bach’s ongoing star quality and his endless DNA-like capacity for mutation and adaptation.