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Hilary Putnam (1926-2016): A Philosopher of Science's Late-Life Return to His Native Judaism

Students and scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines will be familiar with Hilary Putnam. Born in Chicago, in 1926, to secular-Jewish parents who championed Communism, a political cause he likewise espoused for much of his life, Putnam tur...

April 28, 2016

Larycia Hawkins | Wheaton College | hijab | ISIS | Miroslav Volf | God

Tolerance and Truth(s)

upheavals at suburban Wheaton College...

December 21, 2015

nones | atheists | nonbelievers | American Religious Identification Survey | Pew Forum survey | universal spirit | God

Secularization in the U.S.: Overblown Or Underestimated?

Self-professed atheists are the tip of a vastly larger secular population of nonbelievers and nominal believers....

November 5, 2015