Tag Archives: atheism

Understanding secular people

Nations that are collectively included in the term, ‘the West’ are increasingly secular. Western Europe, New Zealand, Canada are dominated by secular people and the US is increasingly so. In this part of the world, the narrative is that religion is on the decline and

The Curiosity Index (08.11.2017)

How did new atheism fail so miserably This is a really interesting piece from Scott Alexander (who is an atheist). “The New Atheists accomplished the seemingly impossible task of alienating a society that agreed with them about everything.” Universe shouldn’t exist, CERN physicists conclude Yet

The Curiosity Index (04.10.2017)

My life as an atheist was wonderful! I like this testimony, and this part gets it right about not trying to paint unbeliever’s lives as somehow secretly miserable. God has had his hand on me since the first day. He knew I was coming to

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The Curiosity Index (13.04.2015)

Sanderson Jones, founder of the atheist Sunday Assembly, recently visited three churches in one day. This is what he thought. There is a lot to learn from this article about Robert Schuller and shows the emptiness of prosperity teachings. The Second World War continues to make

Has God forgotten Europe?

It’s an interesting time to be a Christian and a person of faith; we live in tumultuous times. Faith is declining but also resurgent. Disappearing yet also bursting into life. Some non-believers are sufficiently emboldened to ask the question, ‘what comes after religion?’ Although not every atheist

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Book Review: A society without God

What does a country look like if you take faith out of it? What kind of world would it be for those that live there and how did this come about? These are some of the questions that sociologist Phil Zuckerman tries to answer in 

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Now he knows: Christopher Hitchens 1949-2011

As you may have heard Christopher Hitchens, atheist and author, is dead. It’s worth reading the post by Justin Taylor and the obituary by Douglas Wilson. For most of his life Hitchens argues that those who believed in God were deluded. One way or the other

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The problems secularists have with Christians

A couple of days ago this post caught people’s attention in reaction to this opinion piece in the Guardian by Thomas Prosser. So other than banning Newday and the like, I thought I’d pick through the article and look for the problems that secularists like