Author Archives: Peter Morrow

Why Christian Atheism Means Nothing

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In the previous article about Christian Atheism (here called ‘New Religion’) we tried to outline its curious practice of not only borrowing the language of the transcendent to establish meaning in a world where none exists, but also how it specifically draws on the language of Christianity in order to deny the existence of the Christian God.

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The Strange New Religion of Christian Atheism

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There comes a point in the story of The Silver Chair (C.S. Lewis) in which the adventurers are almost overcome by an enchantment cast by the Queen of Underland. To the smell of a sweet green powder burning on the fire and the soft intonations of a mandolin the Queen repeats a lie,

“There is no Narnia, no Overland, no sky, no sun, no Aslan.”

Then, while the Prince and children slumber, the aptly named Puddleglum speaks to the witch onher own terms: let us assume that you are correct; let us assume the worst.

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Even Narnians Need a Light at Christmas

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In this part of the world, and at this time of the year, it gets dark at about 4:00pm, and I quite enjoy this.

I quite enjoy the cobalt blue sky and the mist lying low in the valleys, and the mid afternoon darkness and the halos created by the street lights shining through the fog…

…and County Down is said to have been the inspiration for Narnia, even though we don’t get much snow.

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CS Lewis, Charlie Brown & the Secular Advent: Advent for Apologists #5

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For Exmas and the Rush distract the minds even of the few from sacred things. And we indeed are glad that men should make merry at Crissmas; but in Exmas there is no merriment left.” C. S. Lewis.

“And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

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Advent for Apologists: Devotional #3

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(Part of an advent series for apologists: read part one and part two)

It was a wet summer afternoon on Ireland’s famed North Coast and I was avoiding the showers in a second hand bookshop when I spotted the white dust cover of, ‘The Man Born to be King’, by Dorothy L.

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