A Presbyterian Pastor & A Hardcore Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 11

The first thing my friend Randy Lovejoy and I agreed about when we started our conversation about spirituality 15 years ago, was how much awe we both felt when we gazed up at the cosmos. We also agreed: spirituality and religion are NOT the same thing. Spirituality is how you relate to things vastly biggerContinue reading “A Presbyterian Pastor & A Hardcore Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 11”

A Presbyterian Pastor & A Devout Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 10

The first thing my friend Randy Lovejoy and I agreed about when we started our conversation about spirituality 15 years ago, was how much awe we both felt when we gazed up at the cosmos. We also agreed: spirituality and religion are NOT the same thing. Spirituality is how you relate to things vastly biggerContinue reading “A Presbyterian Pastor & A Devout Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 10”

A Presbyterian Minister & An Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 7

For the last 15 years, Presbyterian minister Randy Lovejoy and devout atheist TV/film writer-producer A L Katz have been carrying on a conversation together about spirituality — a thing they discovered they had in common. Spirituality and religion, Alan and Randy both agreed, are not the same thing. They also agreed: everyone — atheists includedContinue reading “A Presbyterian Minister & An Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 7”

A Presbyterian Minister & An Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 5

For the last 15 years, Presbyterian minister Randy Lovejoy and atheist TV/film writer-producer A L Katz have been carrying on a conversation together — about spirituality — a thing they discovered they had in common. Spirituality and religion, both agreed, are not the same thing; everyone — atheists included — feel profound awe as theyContinue reading “A Presbyterian Minister & An Atheist Walk Into A Podcast Together: The Faitheism Project Podcast — Episodes 1 – 5”

The Fatheism Project Podcast — Episode 2: Certainty v Uncertainty

Science is a search for certainty that accepts uncertainty as a given. There are things science must admit it does not know. What then does one do when one reaches the limits of one’s knowledge? The Abrahamic religions insist God is the answer to everything. He’s the uncertainty cure. That doesn’t mean he’ll ever shareContinue reading “The Fatheism Project Podcast — Episode 2: Certainty v Uncertainty”

How You Approach Your Spirituality Depends On Your Tolerance For “Uncertainty”

In his excellent lecture “Beyond Belief“, Astrophysicist, author, science communicator and Director of the Hayden Planetarium in NYC Neil deGrasse Tyson points out how even the most brilliant human beings in history — Isaac Newton (perhaps the MOST brilliant human ever) for instance — went to “magical thinking” when they reached the limits of “whatContinue reading “How You Approach Your Spirituality Depends On Your Tolerance For “Uncertainty””