Rod Dreher

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I Keep Telling You People Sasquatch Exists!

Science journalist Carl Zimmer says we can’t rule out the possibility that …

Posted August 8th, 2014

What Scientism Is, And Is Not

In yesterday’s Neil deGrasse Tyson discussion over scientism, more than a few …

Posted May 9th, 2014

Race, Genetics, And Nicholas Wade

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Charles Murray says the new book …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Atheist: We Should Study Mystical Experience

Barbara Ehrenreich is a confirmed atheist, but she says she once had …

Posted April 7th, 2014

Reductionism & The Radio In Your Head

I’m a fan of Jeffrey Kripal, the Rice University religion professor, who …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Purgatorio, Canto XV

This canto begins with another instance of the pilgrim’s being struck by …

Posted March 19th, 2014

Walker Percy Takes Carl Sagan To School

Artur Rosman has a nice post excerpting Walker Percy’s nonfiction book Lost …

Posted March 19th, 2014

In Defense Of Creationists

Michael Brendan Dougherty doesn’t agree with Christians who believe Genesis is a …

Posted February 13th, 2014

Is Atheism Rational?

In a New Yorker essay reviewing a series of recent books about …

Posted February 11th, 2014

Ken Ham & Bill Nye, Meet Met. Nicholas & BioLogos

Lots of people are talking about the televised CNN debate between Ken …

Posted February 6th, 2014

Evolution & The Culture War

The reader Thursday commented on an earlier thread: I believe evolution by …

Posted January 27th, 2014

Wieseltier Against Scientism

Leon Wieseltier opens up on Steven Pinker’s scientism¬†(which is not the same …

Posted September 19th, 2013

Godless In Academia

Richard Dawkins confesses that he is a “cultural Anglican.” Excerpt: Prof Dawkins …

Posted September 12th, 2013

The Materialist Mob

Leon Wieseltier, on the nature of opposition to the recent book Mind …

Posted March 8th, 2013

A ‘Crews Missile’ On Evolution

David Brooks writes today about the “Crews missile” — Capt. Nick Crews’ …

Posted November 27th, 2012

The 7,000 Year Old World

Did you say you wanted another mega-post on the Marco Rubio/Young Earth …

Posted November 21st, 2012

Are Catholics Scientists?

Further thoughts on the Marco Rubio/Young Earth Creationism foofarah (my earlier comments …

Posted November 19th, 2012