Category Archives: Quick Thoughts

Science, Saints and Scepticism: Introductory Articles

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Science and Faith: Going Deeper

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Problems v Puzzles for Christianity

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Something that has struck me recently is a certain attitude towards Christianity that can lead people to dismiss it completely. Some people have so many questions about Christianity that they think there couldn’t be reasonable answers to all of them and, as a result, they quickly conclude that Christianity couldn’t possibly be true. By contrast, I happen to think there are very good reasons to think that Christianity is true.

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Three Popular Atheist Arguments: Part 3

The Argument from Improbability

In what he considers to be the central argument of his book The God Delusion (TGD), Richard Dawkins claims to have shown that ‘God almost certainly does not exist’ (TGD, p. 158). His argument is based on probability and indeed he refers to it as the argument from improbability, which he thinks ‘demonstrates that God, though not technically disprovable, is very very improbable indeed’ (TGD, p.

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Three Popular Atheist Arguments: Part 2

Not Enough Evidence

When asked what he would say if he met God in an afterlife the atheist philosopher Bertrand Russell responded, ‘Not enough evidence God! Not enough evidence!’ and many atheists today cite the same objection. Let’s call this the insufficient evidence objection.

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