Recent Articles by Daniel Peterson
Published: Friday, February 5, 2016 4:00 pm MST
Although many in the West imagine Buddhism to be pacifistic, its history contradicts this — not because of the nature of Buddhism so much as because of the nature of human beings.
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:13 pm MST
The claims advanced by theism, or belief in God, can be and are disputed. But there seems little reasonable dispute that they're enormously important.
Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:16 pm MST
While faith often goes beyond the evidence, it isn't necessarily irrational. And this is true in ordinary daily life, not merely in matters of religion.
Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 4:48 pm MST
A new book argues that new academic discoveries and views provide dramatically increased support for the reliability of the New Testament gospels.
Published: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:17 pm MST
An examination of the lives of the witnesses to the Book of Mormon, beyond the testimony printed with each copy of the book for nearly two centuries, reveals the depth and consistency of their convictions.
Published: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 7:08 pm MST
Book of Mormon Central will bring together the astonishingly rich, varied and voluminous results of decades of serious scholarship and writing, making them easily accessible at no cost to users.
Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:33 pm MST
Two recent articles examine the role of 11 men and four women who saw, felt, heard and knew. We can accept their testimonies, or we can attempt to evade them.
Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 5:53 pm MST
Without Christmas, there could have been no Easter. And without Easter, we would be utterly and forever lost.
Sociologist shares how the world may be more religious today than ever before in 'The Triumph of Faith'
Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 4:13 pm MST
The prolific sociologist Rodney Stark's latest book offers a fascinating and very readable overview of what's going on, religiously speaking, around the world. And it turns out that much of what you think you k...
Published: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 5:06 pm MST
No finite book, not even the scriptures, can contain all that we would want to know about God, nor all that he wants us to know about him.