Religious Studies

Where Stands Monotheism? ‘The God Delusion’, Science and Christianity.

Is He Out There?: Debating The God Delusion by Paul Laffan is an interdisciplinary examination of and commentary on the Christian reaction to Richard Dawkins's The God Delusion. In this blog post Paul considers Dawkins's arguments and monotheistic mode of thinking. Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion is reputed to have sold more than three million … Continue reading

Jewish Studies

What is Karaism and Are There Still Karaites?

New from The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, Karaism by Daniel J. Lasker is the first comprehensive overview of Karaism: its history, unique practices, beliefs, and philosophy, and present-day revival. In this blog post, Lasker reflects on the progress of Karaite studies. Anyone familiar with a typical synagogue would be surprised by this photograph: Men are … Continue reading