Tel Aviv, Israel (5:00 P.M. GMT) – Chief spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel, Mark Regev, questioned the existence of reality in a press conference with media outlets today.

So, what is really at stake with the claim that 1400 years of scholarship — involving hundreds of millions of teachers and students — was fundamentally mistaken about a critical component of theology, while the true, correct understanding could only fully be known through the “illumination” of the past 40-50 years of modern science? What kind of impact would there be to the collective Muslim psyche if it were accepted that 40 years of science trumps 1400 years of Islamic intellectual effort? In fact, what would this mean for the very notion of tradition itself? An epistemological coup d’état of this magnitude would no less than eviscerate the tradition-centric, transmission-based Muslim ethos at large. Unfortunately, this coup is well underway.

The majority of us are progressivists. We view ourselves and the present age as the latest and greatest. Are we justified in believing this progressivism?

The majority of us are progressivists. We view ourselves and the present age as the latest and greatest. Are we justified in believing this progressivism?

What are some of these “a-scientific” realities? We discussed “time” here. Now let’s look at mind/consciousness.

A critical look at a common argument made by atheists, specifically regarding appeals to science. What does atheism and naturalism have to say about time?

Is “leap of faith” a good response to atheism? How can believers address the question, “How do you know God exists?” What is the proof of God’s existence?

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