Wednesday, June 15, 2016

8 - Religion and Belief – Not at All the Same

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed.  - Christopher Morley
In this post:

What is theology?

How does it differ from religion?

What does God (or
god) have to do with it?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

7 – The Kosmos: Beyond the Universe

There are more things in heaven and on earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in our philosophy.  - William Shakespeare
In this post:

The Big Bang theory answers a lot
of questions, but also causes a few.

Some of these questions may be resolved
if the Universe is not all there is,
but rather, is part of the Kosmos.

Monday, June 13, 2016

6 - Harris, and Hitchens, and Dawkins! Oh My!

Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh, my!  - The Wizard of Oz
In this post:

Who are the New Atheists?

What do they say?

What do they get right, and what do
they get wrong?

Friday, June 10, 2016

5: The Advent and Impact of Fundamentalist State Religion

Onward, Christian soldiers! Marching as to war…  - Sabine Baring-Gould
In this post:

How the balance between atheism and religion
has shifted.

Why state fundamentalism is not a good thing.

Enter secularism — the separation of
religious belief and civil governance.


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