Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 27 2014

Episode 124: Religion’s Role in Global Conflict

New data from the Pew Research Center shows religious violence is on the rise world-wide. Religiously motivated sectarian violence, harassment of women, mob-violence and terrorism have increased steadily and dramatically over the past 7 years in every region except the Americas. Still, many of these conflicts erupt in areas plagued by disputes over land and …

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Jan 18 2014

RD Extra: Debate – Is Belief in God Irrational? Chris Hallquist vs. Randal Rauser

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In late 2013, Chris Hallquist and Randal Rauser┬áparticipated in a debate on the rationality of belief in God. ┬áThis debate was not a live debate, rather it was a series of audio exchanges that took place in late 2013. ┬áThe exchanges were according to agreed upon time limitations on each section. For each of their …

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