The difference between a rationale and a justification

The following is the opening snippet of a guest post I contributed to Religion at the Margins. ——————— This week I listened to an excellent discussion between Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Al-Hussaini and Patrick Sookhdeo, a former Muslim. I came away with immense respect for both men. The Sheikh made some great points about religious violence […]

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Paul Copan and the epic fail known as “apologetics”

Thom Stark has just published an extensive critical review of Paul Copan’s recent book, Is God a Moral Monster? Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Is Paul Copan a moral thinker? And I do mean “extensive”: by page count, the review is actually longer than the original book. But most messes take longer to clean up than […]

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011