As humans have evolved, so has God. From the Stone Age to the Information Age, God has gotten better, says our guest, ROBERT WRIGHT. In his new book, “The Evolution of God,” Wright describes how cultural sensibilities adjust as human dynamics change, thus shaping the God people worship.
07 Sep 2009 11:00:00 +0000
[REBROADCAST] This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. We celebrate with Princeton University historian JAMES MCPHERSON. He has published numerous volumes on the Civil War, including “Battle Cry of Freedom” which won a Pulitzer Prize and “For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War” which won the Lincoln Prize. He won this year’s Lincoln Prize for the second time for his book “Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief.” And he’s here today to discuss his most recent book “Abraham Lincoln.”
08 Sep 2009 10:00:00 +0000
Two young city planners talk about their vision for Philadelphia, a city with big challenges and considerable assets. NICK FRONTINO and AMANDA WAGNER are members of The Planning Collective, which they started after graduation from the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to the mp3