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Regensburg, Ratzinger, and our crisis of reason

Samuel Gregg | 23 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict XVI, Enlightenment, Islamic theology, reason, Regensburg address, relativism
Defending reason from fideism and 'feelings'.

What Enlightenment thinkers would have made of Donald Trump

Anna Plassart | 08 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: demagoguery, democracy, Donald Trump, Enlightenment
18th Century thinkers had grave fears about the seductive pull of demagogues

Remembering Auschwitz

Michael Cook | 27 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Auschwitz, Enlightenment, Holocaust
70 years ago today, the most notorious Nazi death camp was liberated by the Red Army.

Is more blasphemy the best response?

Michael Cook | 08 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: blasphemy, Charlie Hebdo, democracy, Enlightenment, terrorist
Awful as the Paris massacre is, does it really mean that we ought to blaspheme more?

The World Turned Upside Down

Francis Phillips | 27 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Enlightenment, Israel, scientism
In an age of reason, we are behaving increasingly irrationally, contends a leading British journalist

A jihad on secularism

Michael Cook | 22 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict XVI, Enlightenment, Islam, reason, Regensburg address
Benedict has fired a warning shot across the bow of the Enlightenment Project, but its crew was asleep.

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