Merold Westphal

Atheism for Lent

Fordham Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Merold Westphal makes the case for taking a closer look at Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud and their responses to religion as a guide in "living...

George Weigel

The Cube and The Cathedral

Contrasting the modernist "cube" of the Great Arch of La Defense in Paris with the "cathedral" -- Notre-Dame -- George Weigel looks at both civilizations and argues that Europe's shift...

Michael Ward

Planet Narnia: The Secret Code Behind C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia

Eric Metaxas interviews Oxford Fellow Michael Ward about his discovery of a secret code in C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, which Ward explores in his book PLANET NARNIA....

Alice von Hildebrand

Man and Woman: A Divine Invention

"You're not going to have an easy time. Because I'm going to put you on the hot seat." So declares our first nonagenarian guest, Alice von Hildebrand, to Socrates host...

Paul Vitz

Has Psychology Discovered Virtue?

In this 2005 lecture, longtime New York University Professor of Psychology Paul Vitz explores phenomenal changes in the field of psychology as it ventures into new territory....

Paul Vitz

The Importance of Fatherhood

Longtime New York University Professor of Psychology Paul Vitz offers a psychological basis for what has for centuries been considered wisdom by taking a fascinating look at the parent-child relationships...

Sir Roger Scruton

The New Atheism

The legendary Roger Scruton explores the ideas, perspectives, and implications of the "New Atheism" at this New York City Socrates in the City event hosted by Eric Metaxas in 2008....

Gerald Schroeder

Genesis & The Big Bang: The Discovery of Harmony between Modern Science and the Bible

Gerald Schroeder discusses Genesis, the Big Bang, and other small topics....

Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks

The Home We Build Together

British Orthodox rabbi, theologian, and author Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks presents the case that multicultural British society requires a new approach to national identity, arguing that responsibility -- specifically building...

Jennifer Roback Morse

Can We Talk? Why the Same-Sex Marriage Issue Has Become So Toxic

Sir John Polkinghorne

Can a Scientist Pray?

British theoretical physicist Sir John Polkinghorne examines how scientific discoveries of the 20th century, particularly quantum theory and chaos theory, disrupted the "clockwork universe" view of the world that prevailed...

Sir John Polkinghorne

Belief in God in an Age of Science

Host Eric Metaxas welcomes British theoretical physicist Sir John Polkinghorne to this 2003 Socrates in the City event in New York City. Sir Polkinghorne presents on themes from his book...

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