"One would certainly not expect any literary reference to Christians or Christianity or Jesus himself in Roman authors of the first century.¬† Christianity was simply a tiny (TINY) religious movement that no one had heard of.¬† Most Romans would not even have heard the name Christian until probably the middle or end of the second... Continue Reading →

Tim Bayne: Divine Hiddenness

Tim Bayne,¬†Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2018), 52-53. Religious writers have long puzzled over the reasons for God's silence, but Nietzsche regarded the silence of God as something more than a pastoral challenge: he saw it as an objection to the very reasonableness of religious belief. Assuming - as theists... Continue Reading →

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