Category Archives: God

The conversion of an atheist Sci-Fi writer

Science Fiction author John C. Wright explains his conversion at Strange Notions. Here he explains the beginning of the process: I am more than a presumably rational individual. I was a champion of atheism who gave arguments in favor of … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput on the Evidential Power of Beauty

A nice reflection on beauty by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia in his weekly column, he offers these lessons: First, the most powerful kind of witness doesn’t come from a classroom or pulpit. It doesn’t need an academic degree or … Continue reading

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The Problem of Evil is Harder for Atheists to Explain

So argues seminarian Joe Heschmeyer over at Strange Notions. Simply put, the existence of evil is frequently used against theists, but acknowledging that there is such thing as evil then puts the burden back on atheists. But here’s the problem … Continue reading

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Why the New Atheism is Inadequate

A recent convert to the Catholic Church speaks of why the New Atheism (in general: Dawkins, Harris and Hitchens) is not enough to approach the big questions. Here is her entire piece in The Catholic Herald. First, the alleged conflict … Continue reading

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Playing at Atheism

The Prince in Dostoevsky’s The Idiot is asked about faith and responds: As to faith… One morning I met a man in the train, and made acquaintance with him at once. I had often heard of him as a very … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Atheism: every man is the image of God, whether he is a believer or not.

From (now Pope Francis) Cardinal Bergoglio’s 2010 book On Heaven and Earth, now available in English. When I speak with atheists, I will sometimes discuss social concerns, but I do not propose the problem of God as a starting point, … Continue reading

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Peter Kreeft: God or Atheism — Which Is More Rational?

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