Tolkien & the Jews

J.R.R. Tolkien’s best work was not The Lord of the Rings, it was far and away The Silmarillion. A compendium biblical in proportions and essence, it starts with a creation myth similar to the one found in the Old Testament. If you have not read the book but are interested in mythic writing, I would…


Naturalism as Reductive Materialism Is False

Thomas Nagel, a prominent atheist, recently wrote a book that has made serious waves in philosophical circles, principally for its admission that naturalism as seen through the neo-Darwinian lens is most assuredly false. Though Alvin Plantinga, C. S. Lewis, and Sharon Street had already spread this thesis, Nagel’s development of it from within the atheist perspective…