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New Atheism

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“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. In measured

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Persecution is a terrible thing. In a discussion about the judgement on the Ashers’ bakery case, leading gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell took some Christians to task for saying, in light of the judgement, that Christians are now being

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New Atheists generally believe that science has gradually erased our need for God. Isaac Newton once argued that God guaranteed the orbits of the planets. LaPlace showed that we had no need of that hypothesis. William Paley believed that God

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Ireland’s Taoiseach seems to believe that the meaning of marriage can be decided by an argument which is shorter than the typical Tweet. While a US Supreme Court justice has pondered the wisdom of changing the meaning of an institution

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Some Quick Thoughts on the Asher’s Judgement

Now that a Judge has decided that Ashers’ bakery was guilty of breaking discrimination laws by refusing to bake a cake with a “Support Gay Marriage” logo, we can expect some passionate debate and “frank dialogue” about the nature of

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Redefining Marriage: Why Not?

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Redefining Marriage: Why Not?

Although we’d much rather discuss something else, the debate over the redefinition of marriage continues to hold the public’s attention. Furthermore, it does not seem that the case for the traditional definition of marriage can even receive a fair hearing.

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