Header
New Atheism

 Now available from Amazon in paperback and Kindle (UK) and paperback and Kindle (US) 

 “In a radio conversation I suggested to Richard Dawkins that his simplistic rhetoric generated more heat than light. Dawkins agreed and Graham Veale shows why.

Read more

Checkmate, Christianity?

Saints and Sceptics
Checkmate, Christianity?

Are evangelical Christians deluded, wicked and irrational? Many internet atheists seems to think that a little scientific expertise and a quick “google” is all that it takes to demonstrate that Christian belief is not rational. Believers are bombarded with

Read more

flying_spaghetti_monster

This little talk deals with the ludicrous New Atheist meme which asserts that is no more rational to believe in God than it is in Santa, or Flying Spaghetti Monsters. I begin with a little parable about greed, based on a famous

Read more

Letterpress-poster-by-Anthony-Burrill

In the 1960s Yale social psychologist Stanley Milgram carried out an experiment to measure the willingness of participants to obey authority figures. The basic idea was to see how far the participant (in the role of a teacher) would

Read more

Many atheists allege that Christians use “goddidit” as a lazy approach to explaining phenomena. Every mystery is erased by invoking an all-powerful, all-knowing creator.  “God-did-it” functions as a ‘science stopper’: it encourages us to abandon enquiry and research, to

Read more

241px-Universe_expansion2

1)      Consider the principle that there is some explanation for everything that happens or exists. This idea seems compelling. Scientists and historians examine the world believing that there are explanations for the facts they discover; they do not do so

Read more