The Dangers of Fundamentalism

Is fundamentalism dangerous? Most people seem to think so. Of course, before we can answer that question we must ask a different one. What is fundamentalism? On the built in dictionary on my computer, fundamentalism, as it pertains to any religious claim, is defined as follows: fundamentalism |ˌfəndəˈmen(t)lˌizəm| noun a form of a religion, especially Islam or Protestant Christianity, that upholds belief in the strict, literal interpretation of … Continue reading The Dangers of Fundamentalism

Definitional Dancing I: Atheism

Words are fun things. Someone who can spin them together beautifully has earned my respect. I think of those like Ravi Zacharias or C.S. Lewis. Their works combine intellectual rigour with what seems like poetry. It's beautiful. That's why we're going to work through a 3 part series about definitions. Fun! Actually, these are definitions that kind of … Continue reading Definitional Dancing I: Atheism