Tag Archives: atheism

Julian Baggini on Reason (& 11 other ‘rules’ for Atheists)

Spiritual Meanderings has written up an excellent summary and response to Julian Baggini's Heathen Manifesto in the Guardian (I wrote about one of his articles recently). A lot of what Baggini writes is very helpful, and I hope many of his ...

Heathen's Progress

Heathen’s Progress: Julian Baggini on Atheism & Nihilism

I just finished writing a post over at A Borrowed Flame about John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, so it's apt that I write here about Julian Baggini's refreshlingly honest piece about contemporary Atheism in the Guardian which is part of his series entitled ...

Review: The Grace Effect – Larry Taunton

The Grace Effect How the power of one life can reverse the corruption of unbelief By Larry Taunton Published by Thomas Nelson, Kindle Edition   It is interesting to note that God gave us a story instead of a systematic theology, and a person instead ...

Wurmbrand: Atheism can be the passage from false religion to spiritual truth.

I'm currently reading The Answer to the Atheist's Handbook by the late Richard Wurmbrand, who was a Romanian pastor (I understand he was formerly a Jewish atheist?) imprisoned under the communist regime, and who went on to found The Voice ...

Does the Archbishop of the Canterbury think @hemantmehta is cool?

Is Atheism cool? The Archbishop of Canterbury seems to think so. The Friendly Atheist is not so sure. Hemant Mehta has responded to Rowan Williams in a recent piece at the Washington Post, but I can't help but think that Hemant has ...

Online Repository of Atheist-Theist debates

I don't have time to read / watch / listen to even a fraction of these, but for what it's worth, Common Sense Atheism blog has put together links for almost 600 Atheism vs Theism debates to download: Check it out ...

Ban religion! An own goal?

Have a watch of this (via Godless.biz): Now, I've never seen this show before, but going on what he says, this is a regular segment to 'sell the unsellable'. It's very interesting, then, that he should compare a call to ban ...

John Lennox on Q&A

I can always tell when ABC's Q&A programme is on because my twitter stream gets filled up with people yelling at the politicians on their screens. This week, however, was politician free, a special panel on issues of faith and ...

Pasta-dish hat in driver’s licence – for confessional reasons of course…

The BBC reports of an Austrian man who has had his driver licence photo taken with a pasta strainer on his head... because he's a Pastafarian. If you're wondering what that is, it's a fictional religion, said to involve the worship ...

Why more facts won’t change your mind

Historian John Dickson has an excellent piece in the SMH on why we believe things. It counters the idea that we believe something based purely on the evidence, as recent studies have shown that often evidence can cause people to ...