Christopher Nuttelman

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Atheists: Albert Camus

<i>Michael W. Nicholson, author of the Tides of God blog and theology Ph.D., contributes this worthy series on his favorite atheists. We start off with</i> …

George R.R. Martin on Space Inquisitions and Relativism

It’s true. The second I heard that acclaimed <i>Ice and Fire</i> author George R.R. Martin had penned this passage, my joy was inexpressible:<p>As a senior in …

Classical theism roundup

Classical theism is the conception of God that has prevailed historically within Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Western philosophical theism …

Carroll on laws and causation

People have been asking me to comment on the remarks about causation made by atheist physicist Sean Carroll during his recent debate with William …

Underachieving Boys and the Masks Men Wear

I was bowled over a few years ago at the graduation of a family member from a high-profile college. Before the seniors walked up to receive their …

Is God different than we are?: The ontological controversy

August 9, 2013 by Gene Veith<p>Consider this quote from Timothy George, in our recent Christianity without the Atonement post:<p>The problem comes when we …

Depression among Christians

August 2, 2013 by Gene Veith<p>Christians struggle with depression–including the bleakest, blackest clinical depression–like everyone else. On Emily …

De Toqueville on Christianity in America

July 25, 2013 by Gene Veith<p>Democracy in America, written by the French aristocrat Alexis de Toqueville in 1835, is full of stunningly perceptive and …

The Pope’s Theology of Sin | William Doino Jr.

By now, the Pope’s impromptu press conference , on his flight back from Brazil, has been analyzed the world over. But in all the discussion over …

No Squishy Love | Timothy George

In his 1934 book, <i>The Kingdom of God in America</i>, H. Richard Niebuhr depicted the creed of liberal Protestant theology, which was called “modernism” in …

Solzhenitsyn and the Russian Renaissance | Andrew Doran

In the early spring of 1953, a sickly Russian novelist, “covered with ice, out of the dark and the cold,” staggered forth from the Soviet Gulag, the …

Ronald G. Lee -- The Truth About the Homosexual Rights Movement

The Truth About the Homosexual Rights Movement<p>Ronald G. Lee<p><i>Caution, graphic contents.</i><p>There was a "gay" bookstore called Lobo's in Austin, Texas, when …

The impossibility of gay marriage and the threat of biopolitical control

During the course of recent debates in the British Parliament over the proposed legalisation of gay marriage, it has gradually become apparent that …

Eliminativism without truth, Part I

Suppose you hold that a good scientific explanation should make no reference to teleology, final causality, purpose, directedness-toward-an-end, or …

Bono talks about his faith

June 27, 2013 by Gene Veith<p>Bono, the lead singer for U2, did a radio interview with Jim Daly of Focus on the Family. He gets really explicit about …

Dare We Conform to Our Natures?

<b>Mecosta, MI.</b> A <i>FPR</i> reader has written a fine essay dilating on a theme introduced in my own most recent piece (which was, in fact, largely a set of …

Our Slippery Slope into the Age of “Big Love”

<b>Berwyn, PA.</b> Many of us will recall the criticism Rick Santorum endured regarding this passage from a 2003 interview:<p>And if the Supreme Court says …

Why do the Orthodox ally with liberal Protestants?

April 3, 2013 by Gene Veith<p>One of the mysteries of the American religious scene is why all but one of the Eastern Orthodox church bodies in this …

Jonathan Swift and the Jesus stompers

March 28, 2013 by Gene Veith<p>You have doubtless heard about the college that had students stomp on the name of Jesus as an exercise in a class on …