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December 2017 / January 2018

Volume 38 Number 1

How to Raise Cult-Bait
Joanne Hanks with Steve Cuno

THE FIGHT FOR OUR PHILOSOPHY, PART III

A Symposium in Print
Daniel C. Dennett, Honorary Chair

Introduction
Judy Walker and Tom Flynn

A Most Unnatural Alliance
Maarten Boudry

Wicked Problems
Candice Shelby

The Corruption of Philosophy?
Tom Flynn

Eighteen Templeton Foundation Grants*
Tom Flynn

The Scientists and the Philosophers Should Be Friends*
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

In Closing
Judy Walker and Tom Flynn


EDITORIAL

Free Speech and Identity Politics*
Robyn E. Blumner


OP-EDS

A Modest Proposal: Get Religion Out of the Charity Sector
Tom Flynn

Violence and Freethought
Sarah Haider

The Problems of Philosophy
Russell Blackford

Unplanned Obsolescence
Ophelia Benson

The Silver Lining in Fake News*
Shadia B. Drury

I Question
James A. Haught

Enlightenment in the Arab World 2.0 Faisal Saeed Al Mutar


STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT

Free Inquiry Welcomes New Managing Editor


LOOKING BACK

35 Years Ago in Free Inquiry

25 Years Ago in Free Inquiry


LETTERS, VOL. 38 ISSUE 1


DEPARTMENTS

Doerr's Way
Al Gore's Good, but Incomplete, Sequel
Edd Doerr

Faith and Reason
Evidence for ‘Miracles’: Does a ‘Cold Case’ Approach Redeem the Gospel Accounts?
Joe Nickell

The Faith I Left Behind
Through My Own Looking Glass
Nicholas S. Molinari

Humanism at Large
An Atheist Interviews God
Douglas Whaley


IN APPRECIATION

Diana Brown, Recipient of Distinguished Humanist Award, Dies at Seventy-Seven
Edd Doerr


REVIEWS

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500 Year History by Kurt Andersen
Reviewed by Marc Schaus

The Christian Fallacy: The Real Truth About Jesus and the Early History of Christianity
by Paul McGrane
Reviewed by Robert M. Price


POEM

Scoundrel
by Ted Richer