Author Archives: Saints and Sceptics

Science, Saints and Scepticism: Introductory Articles

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Six New Atheist Myths about Jesus and the Gospels

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In the second part of his response to the New Atheism at Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast, David Glass comments briefly on six of their claims about Jesus and the Gospels. It might be tempting to think that Christians and atheists will just have different views on these subjects and that there is no way to resolve these differences, but on these six claims of the New Atheists David argues that any rational person should reject them.

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Why Science Can’t Explain What Science Can’t Explain

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We’ve written several shorter articles discussing William Lane Craig’s argument that there are certain things which science cannot explain (eg. ”12 Things Science Can’t Explain“).

Craig’s claim would not be remotely controversial in philosophy; even proponents of scientific naturalism would not insist that the scientific method can capture every important truth.

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Science and Faith: Going Deeper

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Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone

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Personal stories and national myths are potent things.

Newly elected Irish Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has told Time magazine that he “would like Ireland to become what Michael Collins described as the shining light unto the world.”

To many Christians the language will sound like an echo of the Sermon on the Mount and in what was once a staunchly Catholic country the Irish Times appeared to hear the resonance.

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