Glad to be godless

From Modern Age, a symposium on Remi Brague’s The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea (and part 2 and part 3 and part 4). A review of Adventures in the Spirit: God, World, Divine Action by Philip Clayton. More and more and more and more on The Case for God by Karen Armstrong. More and more and more and more and more and more on The Evolution of God by Robert Wright. You don’t need religion to feel guilty about harming people; natural selection built the conscience, hence guilt, into our brains. A review of Between Naturalism and Religion: Philosophical Essays by Jurgen Habermas. A review of God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition by Alasdair Macintyre. A review of American Babylon: Notes of a Christian Exile by Richard John Neuhaus. Here's today's lesson is on how to turn Catholics into non-Catholics. A review of In Praise of Doubt: How to Have Convictions Without Becoming a Fanatic by Peter Berger and The Sacredness of Questioning Everything by David Dark. A review of Atheism in Christianity by Ernest Bloch. Was Marx right to characterise faith in the way he did? Sigmund Freud is despised today, but many would accept his views on religion. Glad to be godless: Reflections on a summer camp for children of atheists.