Is Religion True, Reasonable, or Good? A Debate
Theist vs. Atheist: What Should You Believe? A seven-part debate series between two columnists, John C. Wright and Stephen R. C. Hicks, in which they argue key issues in religion.
Philosophy and Religion
Why Philosophy Begins With Thales: Why Thales’s intellectual revolution marks the Greek transition from a religiously-based worldview to a philosophical one. Homer’s epic literary work, The Iliad, provides a contrast to Thales’s surviving aphorisms.
Arguments For and Against the Existence of a God
The Argument from Design
The Argument from Evil
Original Sin and Human Nature
Augustine on why babies are evil: St. Augustine’s explanation of Original Sin, with some problems and questions.
Self-esteem in Walt Whitman and C. S. Lewis.
Freud and original sin: includes a comparison of Lewis’s and Freud’s views on human nature.
On Religious Intolerance
On the Conflict of Science and Religion
Galileo and the Modern Compromise: Galileo’s influential argument for why religion, properly understood, does not conflict with science — and why, therefore, religious leaders should end their persecution of independent thinkers.