Understanding the nature of transcendence requires careful experimentation and innovative ways to reveal essence and tease out aspects of aesthetics. What are key...
Consciousness is the great mystery of inner awareness. Where does it exist? Humans, obviously. Animals? Which animals? Chimps, elephants, dolphins, dogs? Termites, snails,...
Novel concepts of God challenge theism—rejecting the God of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Is this ‘heresy’? Or enlarging our vision of what the Ultimate can...
Is God, if there is a God, a personal, conscious, all-powerful Supreme Being? Some offer radically different concepts of ‘God’, exploring novel ideas of what God...
Some claim their scientific study of extrasensory perception (ESP) overturns the worldview of science. Should we take these startling pronouncements seriously? If so, what...
Many theologians take angels and demons seriously. Why? Certainly, most human beings believe in angels and demons. Certainly, such nonphysical beings, in one form or another,...
Free will seems so obvious. Whatever I want to do, I just do. But could “I” be fooled? Some say that free will is an illusion. Others, that it’s a mystery.
Religion without God? Most people believe that God exists and religion is God’s revelation. But some say religion, particularly the organization of religion into...
What happens when deep questions of God are addressed by the precise methods of analytic philosophy? It’s not about “proving” the existence of God. It is about...
God exists? God does not exist? What kinds of Gods? It’s no challenge to find flaws and fallacies on all sides. Can we step away from old arguments and ask how to...
Is this a joke? Our world, with its vast evils, the ‘best possible world’? It seems absurd. Yet some do claim that ultimately our world will be the best possible...
The word “community” may sound archaic, a social remnant of the idyllic 1950s. But paradoxically, in our high-tech age of instant information,...