A Brighter Enlightenment

A Review of Atheism on Trial: Refuting the Modern Arguments Against God by Louis Markos

Louis Markos became interested in the history of ideas in high school. While in college, he learned from reading C. S. Lewis about the widespread phenomenon Lewis called "chronological snobbery," the ill-founded assumption that current beliefs are ipso facto superior to those of the past. As a graduate student, then, inundated with the prevailing modernist assumption that "enlightened" ideas had long been held back by ignorance, superstition, and religious hierarchy, he tossed the textbooks aside and started reading the actual works that gave rise to Western civilization.

It was an enlightening endeavor. He discovered that the secularist isms of our...

 

has a BS in Computer Science and worked as a software engineer with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #46, Fall 2018 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo46/a-brighter-enlightenment

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