Jewish Journal

An atheist turns to God

By Brad A. Greenberg

November 4, 2007 | 8:54 pm

Unless you are a professional philosopher or a committed atheist, you probably have not heard of Antony Flew. Eighty-four years old and long retired, Flew lives with his wife in Reading, a... read on

  • Bloggers are journalists

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 4, 2007 | 8:42 pm

    The bloggers-aren’t-real-reporters story seems to make for intermittent newspaper filler. I, of course, disagree with the premise, in part because so many mainstream reporters now also blog for their media outlet. I apply the same standards to blogging as I do to my stories that... read on

  • Quote of the day

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 3, 2007 | 10:32 am

    “I seen the devil a million times. And I beat him up and sent him back to Hell again.”

    That is what Albert Rosa, a rather colorful Holocaust survivor who lives in Los Angeles, told me yesterday.

  • The self-proclaimed Nazi hunter

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 2, 2007 | 1:36 pm

    To Nazi hunters, Aribert Heim is the most coveted target still at large. The German and Austrian governments, as well as the Simon Wiesenthal Center, all believe that the so-called Butcher of Mauthausen is alive, and they are offering $430,000 for information on him. They... read on

  • Being drunk in the Spirit or just spiritually drunk?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 2, 2007 | 11:42 am

    Sam Harris, the atheist superstar, says Americans are living in a “God-drunk society.”

    America is now a nation of 300 million souls, wielding more influence than any people in human history—and yet 240 million of these souls apparently believe that Jesus will return someday and... read on

  • ‘The New Wars of Religion’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 2, 2007 | 9:39 am

    THE four-hour journey through the bush from Kano to Jos in northern Nigeria features many of the staples of African life: checkpoints with greedy soldiers, huge potholes, scrawny children in football shirts drying rice on the road. But it is also a journey along a front-line.

    ... read on
  • The study of ‘Jewgenics’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 1, 2007 | 4:02 pm

    A regular topic on The God Blog is my quest to balance my Jewish heritage with my Christian beliefs. This has played out in posts about Jewish exceptionalism and that unanswerable question: Who is a Jew? Well, Slate takes on both those topics in this story about “Jewgenics”:

    Are... read on

  • Scientology taught in church

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 1, 2007 | 12:21 pm

    Some Christian pastors—particularly in lower income, urban areas—are coupling Dianetics with the Bible.

    Scientologists do not worship God, much less Jesus Christ. The church has seen plenty of controversy and critics consider it a cult. So why are observant Christians embracing some... read on

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