Religion: A Word for Wonder

For Christian philosophers who still rely on strict, logical proofs of the existence of God, a British Jesuit has a bit of advice: save your breath. Says Father Vincent Turner in an article in Britain's highbrow Roman Catholic quarterly, the Dublin Review: "Traditional theistic argument no longer cuts any ice."

The reason: philosophers no longer have a common ground for argument. "Fifty years ago, your characteristic atheist...was as clear as you were about what it was he was denying when he said there was no God and what you were asserting when you said...

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