Readings

1.  Lisa Grossman, “Why physicists can’t avoid a creation event“.

2.  William Paley, Natural Theology (selection)

3.  B. C. Johnson, “God and Morality“, from The Atheist Debaters Handbook, Chapter X.

4.  Notes on Theocentric Morality

5.  William P. Alston, “Some Suggestions for Divine Command Theorists“.

6.  Kai Nielson, “Ethics Without Religion

7.  Stanley Fish, “Norms and Deviations: Who’s to Say?

8.  John Gray, “What scares the new atheists

9.  Megan Gambino,”How Humans Became Moral Beings” (interview with Christopher Boehm)

10.  Richard Swinburne, “A Theistic Response to the Problem of Evil

11.  Alfred Russel Wallace, “An Answer to the Arguments of Hume (etc.)

12.  Alvin Plantinga, “The Reformed Objection to Natural Theology“.

13.  Alvin Plantinga, Where the Conflict Really Lies, Chapter 9 (selection)  The most important sections are I, II, V and VI.

14.  John Lennox, “Reflections on the Intelligent Design Debate“.

15.  Robin Henig, “Darwin’s God“, New York Times, March 4, 2007.

16.  Daniel Dennett, “An Evolutionary Account of Religion“.

17.  Justin Barrett, “We are all born believers“, New Scientist.

18.  Michael Ruse, “The Naturalist Challenge to Religion“.

19.  Michael Peterson, “The Encounter Between Naturalistic Atheism and Christian Theism