Dinesh D'Souza's recent article in the Christian Science Monitor stirred up a hornets nest of response from atheists. Todays atheists, D'Souza discovered from their missives, are a scrappy, disputatious bunch. The following article is his response to some of their assertions.
In January 2002 a group of journalists gathered at the Pier House in Key West, Florida, at the invitation of the Ethics and Public Policy Center for a two-day seminar. Its purpose was to enhance journalistic understanding of current religious and cultural issues. The session from which this "Conversation" is drawn featured Harvard historian Roy Mottahedeh, with a response by journalist Jay Tolson.
If J.R.R. Tolkien was a Titan, Christopher was Atlas, with the weight of a cosmology on his back.
I travelled from Poland, already inwardly frozen by the eerie chill of Communism — and Communist Prague did nothing to raise my spirits.
"It is high time that Catholics remembered the greatness of what Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit have done in and through the Church, for the good of the whole world. Topping is the perfect guide." - Matthew Levering, James N. and Mar D. Perry Jr. Chair of Theology, Mundelein Seminary