Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Belief in God

From Bookforum's Omnivore blog, an interesting collection of links themed on belief in God, the place of religion, and the place of God in a world transitioning out of mythic stages of development.

Belief in God

MAR 19 2013 

  • From Big Questions Online, are we born with belief in God? 
  • There's something in religious tradition that helps people be ethical — but it isn't actually their belief in God. 
  • Neal DeRoo reviews Reexamining Deconstruction and Determinate Religion: Toward a Religion with Religion
  • Ronald Dworkin on religion without God
  • From New English Review, Richard L. Rubenstein on God after the death of God
  • From Political Theology, from political myth to imperial monotheisms: Roland Boer on transitions in the sacred economy. 
  • Bob Cornwall reviews Do We Worship the Same God? Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Dialogue
  • What are Catholics to do? The world goes its own way without much regard for the Church, because it has very little regard for truth — that is to say, for reality. 
  • Hotter than all the Fifty Shades in the World: Megan Hill on how God's design for marital romance provides the "tension" for sustained passion.

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