Are we ready for an irreligious future?

May 18, 2018 by

by Douglas Murray, UnHerd: My late friend Christopher Hitchens used to have plenty of effective arguments in his armoury when debating about God. Among his best was to point out to his opponents that even if they managed to prove to him that a divine creative being existed they still had “all...

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John Gray, atheisms and the truth about Christianity

May 7, 2018 by

by Nick Spencer, Theos. Many of the arguments in Seven Types of Atheism will be familiar, and to those who have followed Gray closely over the last twenty years, very familiar. His essential argument is that much modern Western thought is a bastardized and degenerated version of Christianity,...

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Religious Totalitarianism, Secular Totalitarianism, and Other Threats to International Religious Freedom

Apr 2, 2018 by

by Daniel Mark, Public Discourse: Westerners should neither exaggerate our problems and forget how good we have it nor exaggerate our blessings and neglect the defense of religious freedom. We’re not inherently better or more deserving of religious freedom than anyone else in the world, and we...

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The Atheist’s Imagination

Feb 28, 2018 by

by Mark Bauerlein, First Things: Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker wonders where God was in the Florida shootings. That’s what he said last week on the Hugh Hewitt Show. Pinker has a new book out, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. In it, he argues that the...

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Why, as a Christian, I welcome taking ‘The God Delusion’ to the stage

Feb 20, 2018 by

by David Robertson, Christian Today. It’s finally happened. Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion (TGD) is to be put on the stage. Chorlton Arts Festival in England is going to have the first theatre version of the best selling atheist book. I think it is a highly appropriate idea for...

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God Edifies Society—Atheism Destroys it.

Jan 29, 2018 by

by Tim Cripps: Many sense that western civilization is in decline. Despite continual advances in technology, many feel pessimistic about their prospects. Somehow life is more stressful and less satisfying than it used to be, and all around us there is evidence of social dysfunction. Family...

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