Tagged: Atheism

The atheistic phase of American history

Are we witnessing the rise of the irreligious in America? Many (Christians) will say that this is nothing more than the latest media creation, on par with the “summer of sharks” in 2001 which saw reporting of shark attacks rise, while shark related fatalities and...

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Are we the only ones thinking “rationally”?

A recent post over at Brief Essays with Pictures got me thinking.  If Libertarians are taking the approach that they are "the only ones who are being rational," what does that mean?  Don’t we conservatives do that when we talk about liberals and their emotional...

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My Two Cents #104 – Atheism

Here are some recent headlines regarding atheism: The Unenlightened Atheist – EO takes issue with the atheist claim that atheism is linked with the Enlightenment, when it is clear that Enlightenment thinkers were absolutely NOT anti-faith. Many atheists who make this mistake are simply unaware...

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God might not be great, but these debates sure are

While Christopher Hitchens may not think much of God, he apparently enjoys talking about Him. Hugh Hewitt has posted the audio and transcripts of Hitch’s debate with Mark D. Roberts. He has also announced the second “conversation” to be held Friday, along with two more...

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The Dawkins Delusion – Dawkins as Fire and Brimstone Atheist

Tim Challies has a nice review of the venerable Alister McGrath‘s new book, The Dawkins Delusion?  McGrath, Professor of Historical Theology at the University of Oxford, spares little in his accusations of anti-intellectualism on Dawkins’ part.  I love this quote: Dawkins simply offers the atheist...

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