Category Archives: Richard Dawkins

Is religion the primary cause of violence?

Religion divides but is it the primary source of most, if not all, of the violent enmities of the world? Continue reading

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Faith in the Science Department

Many young people attending universities assume that there professors are right when they stretch science into philosophy and suggest that it is an evidenced-based path to a strictly material understanding of the universe. Continue reading

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Mind and Cosmos

Three notable reviews of Thomas Nagel’s book, Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False (Oxford University Press, 2012). By Alvin Plantinga By Thomas Woodward  By Andrew Ferguson In an earlier book (“The Last Word),” Nagel wrote: … Continue reading

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Emperors of New Atheism have no clothes

Just got a copy of “Atheism’s New Clothes: Exploring and exposing the claims of the New Atheists,” by David Glass, IVP/Apollos (18 May, 2012). In Atheism’s New Clothes, David Glass explores the primary works of so-called “New Atheism” including Daniel Dennett’s Breaking the … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Atheism, Atheists, Christian worldview, David B. Hart, Dennett, Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Science | 5 Comments

Are you tired of being forced into a culturally mandated way of thinking?

  The reigning viewpoint of the academy is that the physical, material universe is all there is, was, or ever will be. The only real world is the world of the five senses. The ceiling is in place, the windows … Continue reading

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Five reasons not to be an atheist

1. Atheism is irrational It’s simply irrational to look at anything with the kind of design we find in this world and to assume that no intelligent mind was behind it. I am not suggesting that this solves all problems … Continue reading

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Who Created God?

On the surface, “Who designed God?” sounds like a good question. Upon further investigation, however, it is a question with significant logical deficiencies. Continue reading

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What difference does God make?

Our existence as humans is most certainly a cosmic accident if there is no personal Creator.  We exist by chance, not by design or purpose. And, if this is an accurate accounting for our existence, several facts follow: All notions … Continue reading

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Where philosophy and apologetics meet

A unique contribution to the field of apologetics. Continue reading

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Where are the profound atheists?

Hart laments a lack of “reflective and brilliant atheists” as one of the “innumerable evidences of late modern culture’s lack of spiritual depth. Continue reading

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