For academics, religion is a conflict of interests
Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2013 |
tags: religious freedom, secularism, Wikipedia
A campaign against a bioethics professor turns very nasty.
Is Quebec creating a secular utopia?
Margaret Somerville | 03 September 2013 |
tags: Canada, laïcité, Quebec, secularism
Has the Parti Québécois reflected on the dismal record of utopian thinking in the 20th Century?
Disappointment in Strasbourg
Peter Smith | 17 January 2013 |
tags: religious freedom, secularism, UK
Religious freedom in the UK takes another hit in the courts.
The Unintended Reformation
Charles J. Chaput | 16 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Reformation, secularism
The long-term effect of the Reformation was to create "the kingdom of whatever", a world where meaning is self-invented and meaninglessness is the public philosophy.
“Soon our happy hearts will quiver”
Michael Cook | 16 October 2012 |
tags: bioethics, secularism, transhumanism
Are bioethicists reviving mediaeval inquiries into how many angels can dance on the head of a pin?
A second look at Chariots of Fire
Susan Hanssen | 31 July 2012 |
tags: films, Olympics, religious freedom, secularism
The film's Olympic heroes face a common enemy: the bland pseudo-tolerance of secular humanism.
A naturally conservative nation
Thomas C. Reeves | 26 August 2011 |
tags: conservatism, liberalism, secularism
In a recent Gallup poll, only 21 per cent of Americans called themselves liberals.
Who are the real fundamentalists?
Gudrun Kugler | 19 July 2011 |
Secularists who want to evict religion from the public square are strong contenders for the label.
Ways out of the Christian ghetto
Joseph Weiler | 04 February 2011 |
A Jewish scholar reflects on what can reverse the retreat of Christians before militant secularism.
Secularity vs secularism: an enlightening distinction
Jerome di Costanzo and Rémi Brague | 07 October 2010 |
tags: atheism, secularism, secularity
Who invented the secular state? A professor of religious philosophy from the Sorbonne gives a surprising answer.