I was really grateful for Doug Groothuis’s willingness to debate the topic of progressive Christianity with me on Unbelievable though I was admittedly disappointed (but not surprised) that he declined to defend Alisa Childers’ thesis that progressive Christianity is another religion. ?
This autumn I will be presenting a qualified defense of apatheism at a conference. This is a draft of the paper I plan to deliver. It is in response to Jonathan Rauch’s important essay “Let it Be” in which he develops the concept of apatheism. The link between 9/11 and the new atheism is well-established, […]
Douglas Groothuis. Walking Through Twilight: A Wife’s Illness–A Philosopher’s Lament (Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Books). On December 19, 2017, we received the official diagnosis: Alzheimer’s disease. While it was terrible news — a literal death sentence — we were not surprised: Dad had been on the decline for months, and truth be known, the doctor was […]
The Atheist Missionary just forwarded to me the following tweet from Christian philosopher Douglas Groothuis: @DougGroothuis: I just reviewed: ‘On the Origin of Species’ by Charles Darwin via @amazon http://t.co/k55mF88XMO If you read through Professor Groothuis’ review you’ll quickly discover that it isn’t a review at all. Rather, it is (as his title states) “A […]