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  • God is no Yeti: a rumination on religion

    God is no Yeti: a rumination on religion
    Several times, reading the comments beneath an online article about religion, I've come upon remarks along the lines of: "Really? A magic being in the sky?" Terry Eagleton, in "Reason, Faith, and Revolution," refers to this pseudo-critique as the Yeti theory of belief in God: The idea that what the religious believe in is some sort of entity in the world for whose existence we have dubious evidence at best. In a review of Richard Dawkins' "The God Delusion," Eagleton puts it this way:
  • Meet the commenters: 'BPost'

     
    Part of a series; for a directory of commenters, click here. Commenter ID: BPost Real name: Brian Post Gender: Male Age: Best I’ve heard so far: nickels, back nine. I’ll add -– old enough to appreciate single malt whiskey. Occupation:...

    'Ice Fishing Good in Northeast River' [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Yankee Doodle Dandy "Ford's Grand Opera House: Week, February 24th, Cohan and Harris offer, a new satirical comedy, The Children of Today, by Clara Lipman and Samuel Shipman. Representative Company. "Children of Today, a play which...

    Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads

    Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads
    Over the years, many Hampton Roads radio stations have been content to follow more often than lead. For example, once rock hits were broken in major markets, local outlets would jump on and ride the wave. That's started to change recently as stations...

    Book review: 'When I Was a Child I Read Books' by Marilynne Robinson

    Book review: 'When I Was a Child I Read Books' by Marilynne Robinson
    -------------------- When I Was a Child I Read Books Essays Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 232 pp., $24 -------------------- Marilynne Robinson, the Pulitzer-winning novelist, is a confounding writer in today's political alignment. Her...