Is his unusual childhood the key?
A rationalist sermon delivered to a congregation of wavering souls.
Twilight of the anti-Semites.
Or did he hate Judaism no more than he hated other religions?
For Levi, the core of Nazi barbarism was its reduction of unique human beings to anonymous things.
Neither was a cynical atheist.
It’s produced a “generation of wingless chickens.”
Does the Leopold and Loeb case say anything about Jewish identity?
According to the late Leo Strauss, some of the West’s greatest devotees of philosophical truth and reason encoded their beliefs in hints, irony, and deliberate. . .
The term “new atheism” generally refers to the claims, made prominent by Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and others, that religion is both objectively false and. . .
Worshipped by his students and vilified by his enemies as the founder of a shadowy neoconservative conspiracy responsible for the 2003 Iraq war, Leo Strauss. . .
New atheists like Richard Dawkins are not only religiously illiterate; they’re also ignorant of their forebears, for whom the “death of God” was a rightly fearsome prospect.