In the latest issue of New Scientist, Michael Brooks tries to explain religious belief away with evolutionary theory:
While many institutions collapsed during the Great Depression that began in 1929, one kind did rather well. During this leanest of times, the strictest, most authoritarian churches saw a surge in attendance.
Read the whole thing.
(Via First Things.)
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
continues to impress me. He correctly identifies the erroneous thinking that was only beginning to disturb the world a hundred years ago: