Tag Archives: Who and What is God?
Dawkins, Christmas and the God of the Physicists
An objection to Christianity often found in popular atheism is that if there is a God he would not sully himself by getting involved in human affairs. In The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins claims that, compared to the God of the Bible, a deist God who starts the universe off and then leaves it to its own devices is:
an altogether grander being: worthy of his cosmic creation, loftily unconcerned with human affairs, sublimely aloof from our private thoughts and hopes, caring nothing for our messy sins or mumbled contritions.… Read more
Refuting Richard: Dawkins Doesn’t “Get” God
Richard Dawkins seems to concede that God could make sense of the universe (see his interview with Alister McGrath). However, he does not believe that theism is a good explanation because “God is far too improbable to have jumped into existence.” Dawkins point is simple.… Read more