Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

‘My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is abhorrent. My attitude is not derived from intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred.’ So wrote Albert Einstein with his usual clarity. But one may ask the question – …

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There has been much interest of late in Albert’s Einstein’s view of religion. ¬†Many Christians have taken isolated quotes from Einstein and presented these as ‘proof’ that he did indeed believe in God. ¬†Unfortunately, much of these endeavours have failed to take on board the complexity and nuanced nature of Einstein’s pronouncements on the matter, …

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