Non-believing Christian Philip Goff joins us to discuss religious fictionalism, literalism, religious language, Jordan Peterson, the resurrection, the spread of Christianity, the transcendent, and Christianity without theism.
After the interview, I try to work through my thoughts on secular Christianity. I reflect on antitheism, fundamentalism, and what replaces religion after the death of god.
Philip is a philosopher who teaches at Durham University. He is the author of Galileo’s Error and Consciousness and Fundamental Reality. He’s published more than forty academic papers, and his writing has appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian and The Times Literary Supplement.
You can follow Goff on Twitter @Philip_Goff and Emerson @waldenpod
Ozymandias Ramses II on New Atheism [YouTube]
Sean Carroll’s Speech (begins at 1:23:13) [YouTube]
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Music by Whalers. Additional music by ichika Nito. Both were used with permission.