Theology





Outer space has been lodged in my soul since my youth. This led me to write the first edition of UFOs: God’s Chariots? in 1977. In more recent years, I’ve invested considerable academic…


Just as the Roman Catholic Church has become  more liberal, the Church of Latter-Day Saints, or Mormon Church, has decided that “dark skin” is no longer the “mark of Cain.”  I tell…



“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” – Aldous Huxley When Christianity was the West’s main system of control some of the finest minds in the world were employed…




Many people have at some point heard, or are at least vaguely familiar with the question, “How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?” – a reference to the…


Julie Shoshana Pfau, a graduate student in religion at Emory University, and David R. Blumenthal, who teaches and writes on constructive Jewish theology, medieval Judaism, Jewish mysticism, and holocaust studies, discuss “How…



Michael Martin makes a few good points regarding the claim that without religion there is no basis for morality: Is Theistic Morality Necessarily Objectivist?: Let us assume for the moment that the…



Well, Klingons for Jesus has sided in on this, but for a more rigorous debate, Professor Christian Weidemann recently weighed in at a DARPA-sponsored event. (DARPA cares about these things?) Jeff Schapiro…



Harvey Cox, a professor of divinity at Harvard, writing in the March 1999 issue of the Atlantic: At the apex of any theological system, of course, is its doctrine of God. In…