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Does Atheism Require Faith?

In discussions about belief in God, there is a lot of confusion about the word ‘faith’. Atheists sometimes take faith to mean belief without evidence; Christians reject this notion of faith because biblical faith is never ‘blind’. Rather confusingly, though, sometimes you’ll hear Christians say that it takes more faith to be an atheist than it does to believe in God.

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Why “Atheism +” gets a B-

Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris imply that religious faith is the root of all evil. That sets  a simple goal for New Atheists – remove religious faith from politics, the academy and the public square, and the world will be set to rights.

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