Paul Nedelisky

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I thank Rev. Bombaro for his reflections on James Davison Hunter’s and my book Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality. It’s always nice to see that people are thinking about one’s work, and I’m gratified that Rev. Bombaro finds much of value here, even while finding fault with some […]

Paul Nedelisky
Monday, September 13th 2021

In his Afterword to Science and the Doctrine of Creation, theologian Alister McGrath claims that the conflict model of the relation between science and religion “was a self-serving myth that was invented by Enlightenment rationalists in the 1700s, propagated by Victorian free-thinkers in the late 1800s” and now “is an outdated social construction” (241-242). However, […]

Paul Nedelisky
Wednesday, May 12th 2021

Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky Yale University Press, 2018 312 pages (hardcover), $26.00 On what do we base our concepts of morality? With the rise of the Enlightenment, there was a commitment to discovering a secular foundation for morality. While Christianity in […]

Larry D. Paarmann
James Davison Hunter
Tuesday, September 1st 2020

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

Picture of J. Ligon Duncan, IIIJ. Ligon Duncan, IIISenior Minister, First Presbyterian Church
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