What it Truly Means to be Free

 SEPTEMBER 6, 2020 BY VANCEMORGAN Iris Murdoch is one of my favorite philosophers and novelists, but I seldom get to use her work in my teaching. Murdoch claimed to be an atheist, but she also believed that true moral commitment requires belief in something greater than ourselves, something transcendent not subject to the vagaries and whims […]

The Jefferson Bible: An Interview with Peter Manseau

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 BY JOHNTURNER Peter Manseau is Curator of American Religious History at the Smithsonian. His most recent book is The Jefferson Bible: A Biography, a contribution to Princeton University Press’s Lives of Great Religious Books series. Thanks, Peter, for engaging in this conversation about your book about Jefferson’s Bible project. What is the Jefferson Bible, and how […]

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