In 1882, Nietzsche wrote, “God is dead”, adding, in case you had hopes for another timely resurrection, “God remains dead.” You can quibble about what he meant, but at the very least the idea is that the Enlightenment put a dent in ordinary religious belief. The rise of reason, tolerance, and free-thinking at the expense […]
Neil A. Manson considers the most popular argument for the existence of God.
An open debate.
Flying in the Face of Reason
Antony Flew argues that religious belief cannot be defended as rational.
A Necessary God?
Roy Jackson tries to make sense of the ontological argument for the existence of God.
Open Debate: The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God – Replies and Responses
In the last issue of The Philosophers’ Magazine we published an article by Peter Fosl called “The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God”, and invited you to submit your responses. We selected five of the best, for which Dr Fosl has written his replies.
The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God
How can we reconcile a belief in a good God with the abundant suffering and evil that confronts us? Peter Fosl tries to answer the question by developing an argument from Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov.