True Reason Up For Discussion at The Friendly Atheist

Our newly released second edition of True Reason: Confronting the Irrationality of the New Atheism is under discussion at The Friendly Atheist. It started with Hemant Mehta’s graciously posting an excerpt from the book several days ago, with some gracious(?) comments following. The agreement was that I would write a response for him to post, which […]

An Atheist’s Reading of True Reason

Mike D, the “A-Unicornist,” is reading True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenge of Atheism. I say, more power to him. We could all stand to spend time reading authors we disagree with. He’s taking it a chapter at a time and giving it a respectful reading, which I also appreciate. His first evaluative comment […]

Personal, Not Protest Group

In case you see news to the contrary, the “True Reason” group with which I am connected did not show up with signs and did no street preaching. This, for example, was not our group.  I had no interactions with them myself. Without judging them in their motives or intentions, we thought it much more […]

Reason Rally Organizer To Reasoning Christians: We Want No Dialogue

On March 12 I wrote an email to David Silverman, president of American Atheists. It was a message from the leader of one organization to another, on behalf of both our organizations. I introduced myself as a leader of the True Reason initiative, which I described to him as “bringing Christians to the Reason Rally […]