Monthly Archives: July 2015

Christian Apologist David Marshall’s Recent Behavior and Response to My Blog

I have focused heavily on doing academic work over the past couple weeks, which has freed up time this Friday to address some recent activity in the circles of Christian apologetics. Recently, Christian apologist David Marshall wrote a critique of me … Continue reading

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Some New Thoughts on My Book Project

In an earlier post I discussed some of the plans that I had in mind for my anticipated book project, which will be inspired by this blog. Since writing that post, however, I have decided to take the book in a … Continue reading

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The Certamen of Homer and Hesiod and the Gospels: Some Comparanda

In my earlier essay “Ancient Historical Writing Compared to the Gospels of the New Testament,” I contrasted the canonical Gospels with the genres of ancient historiography and historical biography. To be sure, historiography and biography were not the same genre in antiquity, … Continue reading

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Some Bibliography on Naturalism and Secular Humanism

I recently added a ‘recommended resources’ section to Civitas Humana, which provides a bibliography of academic books pertaining to naturalism and secular humanism. Among the topics that the bibliography includes are humanist philosophy, the metaphysics of naturalism, materialist philosophy of mind, … Continue reading

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Daniel Boyarin, “A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity”

Earlier this year I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Daniel Boyarin when he visited the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae at UC Irvine during the Winter academic quarter. He gave a guest lecture in the TLG for a “Jews in Theory” course … Continue reading

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