― Epicurus

“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?”  

It’s Time to Talk About Violent Christian Extremism

There’s a “strong authoritarian streak” that runs through parts of American evangelicalism, warns Elizabeth Neumann. What should be done about it? POLITICO illustration/Getty Images By ZACK STANTON 02/04/2021 06:21 PM EST Zack Stanton is digital editor of Politico Magazine. For two decades, the U.S. government has been engaging with faith leaders in Muslim communities at home and […]

How Do You Decide What to Believe?

 JANUARY 25, 2019 BY BOB SEIDENSTICKER For a clear and succinct discussion of what evidence is enough to support a claim, one good source is the observations of German philosopher Gotthold Lessing (1729–81). Lessing was a Christian, but he argued that history is insufficient support for religious truths. He distinguished between the strength of the evidence […]