Tag Archives: Rationality and Reasoning

The Bastion of Reason

Quoted in David Feddes, Missional Apologetics: Cultural Diagnosis and Gospel Plausibility in C.S. Lewis and Leslie Newbigin: Newbigin thought that it might be “the greatest task of the church of the twenty-first century to be the bastion of reason in a world of unreason…. Definitely. Hence True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenge of Atheism.

Unreasoning Internet Atheism

Atheist Internet blogging is famous for episodes like DevientGenie's here and here. Examples could be multiplied endlessly (think Pharyngula, for example). There is no semblance of reasoned discourse, no real engagement with others' ideas, no invitation to real dialogue. I've edited a book about this—True Reason: Christian Responses to the Atheist Challenge—yet still it amazes …