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Islamophobia versus Islamo-Fascism
Leaving the Allah Delusion Behind: Atheism and Freethought in Islam, by Ibn Warraq (Berlin, Germany: Verlag Schiler, 2020, ISBN 9783899302561). 752 pp. Hardcover, €68.00. Who has an illusion about Allah? Most obviously, Muslims hold an illusion about Allah, a delusion about the Arab god. They deem him real, but he isn’t. In a sense …
The Roman Catholic Church reached the point of crisis some years ago. The ever-expanding scandal of priestly sexual abuse and, just as bad, the intricate and systematic cover-up by the highest authorities has deepened the shadows in which lay Catholics have painfully struggled. What should they do? Leave the Church for Eastern Orthodoxy or Episcopalianism? …
Myth Became Fact
OK, so Christianity is untrue. But what if it were made “true”?
Why Jesus Mythicists Should Abandon Secular Humanism
A leading Mythicist rebuts an earlier critique.
The Christian Fallacy: The Real Truth about Jesus and the Early History of Christianity
The Christian Fallacy cherry-picks intriguing but highly dubious hypotheses … and cobbles together from them a chain of weak links.
Bait and Switch
Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower: Finding Answers in Jesus for Those Who Don’t Believe, by Tom Krattenmaker (New York: Convergent, 2016, ISBN 978-1-101-90642-2) 245 pp. Hardcover, $25.00. Despite the title, Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower, this book is classified by the publisher on the dust jacket as “Religion-Spiritual,” and it is. One wonders …
Jean Raspail’s novel The Camp of the Saints was not clairvoyant, but in 2015 it sure seems prophetic.
An Important Book
A review of An Imperfect Book: What the Book of Mormon Tells Us about Itself, by Earl M. Wunderli.
Why I Am Not a Liberal, and You Shouldn’t Be Either
Sometimes I am asked how I can combine utter skepticism on religious topics with a conservative political stance, as if the two were somehow inconsistent. Here is an answer.
A Conversation That’s Fodder for More
God or Godless: One Atheist. One Christian. Twenty Controversial Questions, by John W. Loftus and Randal Rauser (Ada, MI: Baker Publishing, 2013, ISBN 978-0-8010-1528-1) 203 pp. Paperback, $13.99. Baker deserves a lot of credit for publishing God or Godless: One Atheist. One Christian. Twenty Controversial Questions. It represents a departure from the traditional evangelical Christian …