• ‘The biblical concept of God evolved from polytheism to monotheism’

    In chapter 2 of God or Godless? John Loftus asserts that the biblical concept ...

  • ‘The biblical God requires child sacrifices for his pleasure’

    This is the strange theory advanced by John Loftus in chapter 4 of God or ...

  • “If there is no God, then everything is permissible”

    This is the topic of debate in chapter 3 of God or Godless? Randal Rouser opens ...

  • “If there is no God, then life has no meaning”

    This is the first topic debated by Randal Rauser (a Christian) and John W. ...

  • “Science is no substitute for religion”

    We're up to chapter 5 of God or Godless, by John Loftus (atheist) and Randal ...

  • “The biblical God commanded genocide”

    At last, in chapter 6 of God or Godless?, we have a real problem to debate. ...

  • Antony Flew, 1923-2010

    Antony Flew, the noted philosopher, died in April of this year.  Albert Mohler ...

  • Atheisms

    Mike Ovey, Principal of Oak Hall College, gave a talk a little while back on the ...

  • Bertrand Russell’s strange collocation

    Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) was a prominent British philosopher.  He was ...

  • Brideshead Unvisited

    I'm not a huge movie buff, but, faced with a long rail journey, I settled down ...

  • Contradictory texts, bizarre miracles, man-made myths?

    A recent discussion on Premier Christian Radio's Unbelievable show promised ...

  • Craig, Strobel, Wilson, Denison, and Hitchens debate God’s Existence

    You've got to hand it to Christopher Hitchens.  Such is his self-confidence, and ...

  • Darwin and a Godless universe

    If any one theory can be said to have converted the Western world to atheism, ...

  • Dawkin’s God

    I would like to draw attention to a fascinating exchange between the well-known ...

  • Did he really say that?

    Shared recently on Facebook was an image of Pope Francis and the following ...

  • Do atheists exist?

    Self-confessed atheists are likely to be infuriated by the suggestion that there ...

  • Evangelicals and child abuse (?)

    Peter Lewis writes in a recent edition of Evangelicals Now:- A short while ...

  • Genes: masters or slaves?

    In Richard Dawkins' celebrated book The Selfish Gene, there is a passage which ...

  • God bless the ‘Sunday Assembly’

    Yesterday morning (9th November 2014), the Norwich 'Sunday Assembly' held its ...

  • God or Godless?

    This is the title of a recent (2013) book of written debates by John W. [...] ...

  • God, evolution, and Charles Darwin

    Next year sees a major Charles Darwin anniversary: 200 years since his birth, ...

  • Has neuroscience killed God?

    I recently got round to listening to the podcast of a discussion on this topic ...

  • Has science eliminated God?

    The best short summary and discussion that I have seen of Richard Dawkins' ...

  • Has science got rid of God?

    This is the title of a book by John Blanchard, published in 2004 by Evangelical ...

  • Is God the Ultimate Boeing 747?

    In chapter 4 of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins attempts to demonstrate ...

  • Out of the mouth of…Christopher Hitchens

    Noted atheist (anti-theist, really) Christopher Hitchens was once interviewed ...

  • Science: the last nail in God’s coffin?

    'Humanity should accept that science has eliminated the justification for believing ...

  • Stephen Hawking and the God of the Gaps

    It is not only theists who commit God-of-the-gaps fallacies ("I can't explain ...

  • Ten virtues for atheists

    Good for philosopher Alain de Botton, who has challenged atheists to consider ...

  • The Christian revolution – putting the record straight

    I was prompted by this post to get hold of an (audio) copy of David Bentley ...

  • The Curious Case of Madalyn Murray O’Hair

    Madalyn Elizabeth Mays was born in Pittsburgh on Palm Sunday (April 13) 1919.  ...

  • The Hitchens Challenge

    Arch-atheist Christopher Hitchens repeatedly held out the following challenge ...

  • The trouble with Dawkins

    Professor Richard Dawkins is a clever chap, and a scintillating writer.  Some ...

  • There’s probably no bus…

    Noel Ford's cartoon accompanies a story about the atheist bus advert in the ...

  • To atheism – and back again

    The writer A.N. [...]

  • Which God don’t you believe in?

    'For seven years,' (writes Tom Wright) 'I was College Chaplain at Worcester ...

  • Why an atheist says, ‘We must rekindle our religion’

    According to Richard Dawkins, religion is 'the root of all evil', and the teaching ...