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  • Déjà vu all over again

    Déjà vu all over again

    “Déjà vu all over again,” New Blackfriars, 100, 2019. The latest sex abuse scandal in the American Catholic Church involving Cardinal McCarrick is compared with that of 2002 in the archdiocese of Boston, and that […]

     
  • Ethics, Society and Religion

    Ethics, Society and Religion

    Ethics, Society and Religion, Michael Dummett (Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2019).

     
  • Curbing Violence

    Curbing Violence

    “Curbing Violence,” Centre for Public Christianity, Sydney Interview

     
  • What are the grounds of our Moral Values? (On stage Forum)

    What are the grounds of our Moral Values? (On stage Forum)

    “What are the grounds of our Moral Values? (On stage Forum),” Nexus Institute Symposium Royal Opera House Amsterdam During the Nexus Conference Waiting for the Barbarians Leon Wieseltier, John Haldane, Michael Shermer, Azza El-Kholy, Robert […]

     
  • Religious Freedom in Europe

    Religious Freedom in Europe

    “Religious Freedom in Europe,” Religious Freedom Summit, Columbus School of Law, Washington DC. 

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” Cradio (radio interview) Professor John Haldane discusses the influence of religion on his life and work, and how he came to study the philosophy of St Thomas Aquinas. Professor Haldane also draws from different […]

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” The Australian Interview

     
  • Interview

    Interview

    “Interview,” ABC The Interview: John Haldane (Radio) Andrew West Presenter of Radio National’s Religion and Ethics Report spoke to him about challenges to the moral authority of churches and other institutions; liberalism with judgement; the bane of […]

     
  • Evil to Good to God: The Philosophical Intent of William Blatty

    Evil to Good to God: The Philosophical Intent of William Blatty

    “Evil to Good to God: The Philosophical Intent of William Blatty,” Commonweal article. In 2005, William Blatty invited me to his home and said that as a philosopher I might be interested in his ideas […]

     
  • The End of Coercive Liberalism

    The End of Coercive Liberalism

    “The End of Coercive Liberalism,” The Tablet (feature). Early polling analysis suggests that Donald Trump attracted the support of the majority of both Catholics and Protestants. Now, even those Christians who could not bear to […]

     
  • What makes a religion?

    What makes a religion?

    “What makes a religion?,” BBC Radio 4 Sunday Programme discussion

     
  • Philosophy Lives

    Philosophy Lives

    FIRST THINGS, January 2011 Philosophy Lives Why Stephen Hawking’s attempt to banish natural theology only shows why we need it. Read Philosophy Lives.

     
  • Is God Necessary for Morality?

    Is God Necessary for Morality?

    “Is God Necessary for Morality?,” in Hayden Ramsay ed. Truth and Faith in Ethics (Exeter: ImprintAcademic, 2011), exchange with Raimond Gaita.

     
  • Human Beings: rational, reflexive and restless

    Human Beings: rational, reflexive and restless

    “Human Beings: rational, reflexive and restless,” in S. Spiri & T. Valentini (eds) Prospettive per la filosofia (Rome: Editori Riuniti, 2010).

     
  • Visions of Mary

    Visions of Mary

    “Visions of Mary,” First Things (online – text of BBC radio essay), 2010.

     
  • William James

    William James and the Varieties of Religious Experience

    In this (May 2010) programme from the BBC series In Our Time, Melvyn Bragg, John Haldane and other guests discuss ‘The Varieties of Religious Experience’ by William James. Listen to William James and the Varieties […]

     
  • The Church and the World

    The Church and the World

    The Church and the World. The philosopher and commentator John Haldane explores a range of issues concerning the condition of Roman Catholicism, its leadership and teachings, and examines the ways in which these connect with, […]

     
  • Atheism and Theism (2e)

    Atheism and Theism (2e)

    Atheism and Theism co-authored with J.J.C. Smart (Oxford: Blackwell, 2nd enlarged edition 2002). A volume in the Blackwell ‘Great Debates’ series, and listed by Blackwell as one of ‘Tomorrow’s Classics’. The issue of whether or […]

     
  • An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Religion

    An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Religion

    An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Religion We live, allegedly, in a postmodern age in which we have cast aside the narrative fantasies of the pre-modern era. If postmodernism represents the final abandonment of all grand […]

     
  • Why I Am a Theist

    Why I Am a Theist

    Hugh LaFollette interviews John Haldane about his theistic beliefs. LaFollette’s program was titled, “Ideas and Issues,” and aired on WETS-FM. The interview took place on January 19th, 1997.

     
  • Believer with a Faith in Reason

    Believer with a Faith in Reason

    A profile from 2006 by Olga Wojtas of the Times Higher Education.

     
  • Atheism and Theism (1e)

    Atheism and Theism (1e)

    Atheism and Theism Co-authored with J.J.C. Smart (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996) this is a volume in the Blackwell ‘Great Debates in Philosophy’ series. The series was inspired by Smart’s famous debate with Bernard Williams: Utilitarianism: For […]