Philosophy of Religion

The Great Idea of God

By Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Welcome to another discussion of "The Great Ideas." Today we're going to consider the idea of God. It should not...

El Paso: The Real Root Causes of Mass Shootings

BY SELWYN DUKE In the El Paso shooting’s wake, evident is the same wash-rinse-repeat pattern. There are the inevitable calls for gun control by demagogues...

Who is God?

BY RICKY VALADEZ Throughout the ages philosophers, scientists, and most of the great thinkers have contemplated this question.  Many of greatest truth seekers have succeeded...

Does God Exist?

The argument over the existence of God has raged for centuries. Theists and atheists have continually debated the possibility of even presenting a rational...

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT and HUMAN RIGHTS

by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Is the imposition of the death penalty on an individual for committing certain particularly heinous crimes against society a violation of...

Bankston—Jonathan Israel’s, “Radical Enlightenment”

Philosophy and the Making of Modernity, 1650-1750 BY CARL L. BANKSTON III By the end of the European middle ages, a Christianized version of Aristotelian philosophy...

Concerning God, Modern Man, and Religion

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. If theology and religion are living things, there is nothing intrinsically wrong about efforts to modernize them. They must be...

Natural Theology, Chance, and God (Part 2)

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. The Central Error in Modern Christian Apologetics In the domain of theology, there are only three alternative categories of work: philosophical...

Natural Theology, Chance, and God (Part 1)

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Introduction The preceding excellent essay by Professor Owen Gingerich was delivered at the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton....