biography

William Lane Craig, from his July 2013 email newsletter.

7 Habits of a Highly Effective Philosopher

Life lessons from the Christian apologist William Lane Craig.

Coming out this August!

An American Eden, Dead on the Fourth of July

Greetings, fellow Americans. I’d like to pay tribute to a little-known patriot who died on the fourth of July, 30 years ago. Although it’s not as exciting as being Born on the Fourth of July, I think Elvy Edison Callaway of Bristol, Florida, would be happy to be associated in any way possible with Independence…

Clarence Schmidt. Photo by David E. Johnson, via Flickr.

Mountainous Harmony and Everlasting Peace

Great art meets faulty wiring.

Killing the Buddha

Not That Kind of Girl

Carlene Bauer does not care for the new biography of Flannery O’ Connor by Brad Gooch: Aquinas is described as having “lofty, lucent prose” — which is like saying Plato has a learned, witty style. And he is easily beguiled by trivia. In order to show how protected a child O’Connor was, he takes a…

Jonathan Edwards

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Evangelical

Jonathan Edwards and the making of America.

Madalyn Murray O’Hair

Don’t Stop Unbelieving

A new biography of America’s most godless woman.