Where faith and reason converge

The estimable Heather Mac Donald has been engaged in an extended argument with other estimable conservatives about the relationship between conservatism and (Judeo-Christian) religion. This is the piece that, as I understand it, touched off the debate. And here is Mac Donald’s latest piece.

One need not agree with Mac Donald’s arguments for religious skepticism, nor share her discomfort when conservatives invoke God, to endorse what I take to be her main point — that “the arguments for conservative values can proceed on reason alone” and that “nonbelievers are good conservatives, too.”


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