Category: Philosophy of Religion

Book Review: ‘Doctrine Impossible’ by Steven Tiger

“The essential conflict is not rationality versus faith but rationality versus dogmatism.”  – Steven Tiger Steven Tiger, who wrote for over thirty years in the complex world of medical literature, has taken on the complex world of religion and spirituality. His latest book, published… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘Doctrine Impossible’ by Steven Tiger”

Can an Atheist Celebrate Easter?

“He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said.”  (Matthew 28:6a, NRSV) ————————— Today is April 1, 2018, a day that is simultaneously my wedding anniversary, April Fool’s Day, and, this year, Easter Sunday. All around the world Christians are celebrating… Continue Reading “Can an Atheist Celebrate Easter?”

Surprising God

The standard view of the Christian God is that he is all-knowing or omniscient. The Westminster Confession of Faith, the standard-bearer of orthodox belief among those in the Reformed community, says of God that he has completely sovereign dominion over all things and does with,… Continue Reading “Surprising God”