Terry Eagleton has written a ‘review’ of Alain de Botton’s latest book, Religion for Atheists. In typical Eagleton style, it… Read more Terry Eagleton on Alain de Botton’s Conservative Atheism
“And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes,… Read more O Happy Fall?
Despite what you may think, this is not a broadcast on the art of pogonotrophy (yes, I did steal that… Read more Rowan Williams on Tolstoy
If you never found time to read Eagleton’s Holy Terror then this article in Lapham’s Quarterly is a pretty good… Read more Eagleton on Dostoevsky’s Grand Inquisitor
Terry Eagleton writing in this week’s LRB on Cardinal Newman: Militant atheists today regard religious faith as a question of… Read more Terry Eagleton on Cardinal Newman
Having recently been pondering Badiou’s concept of ‘event’, I was surprised to come across the following passage in Rowan Williams’s… Read more John Lennon, Rowan Williams and Grace
Yes, that’s right: another post on Terry Eagleton! At the end of his recent Gifford Lecture at the University of… Read more New Works by Terry Eagleton and Herbert McCabe
On the Annunciation
On BHA poster campaign.
On Sartre, performative and propositional
Something increasingly clear to me is the importance of the relation between the propositional content of an ideology and its… Read more Performative and Propositional
Why the atheist conception of truth is philosophically flawed and humanly insufficient.
A defence of Christian joy in the face of atheist charges of irrationality and unreality.
A reflection on the psychoanalytic and political aspects of recent theology blog debates on the importance (or unimportance) of sex.
A consideration of the radical elements of a lecture given by Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, on Christian mission.
A review of David Bentley Hart’s latest book: Atheist Delusions