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A Response to The God Delusion

Earlier this year, I led a small group for Jr. High students. We studied the evidence and arguments for Christianity. A few of them knew an atheist who was challenging their faith. 680 more words


Natural history: Observations and reflections on life and nature - Part I: Introduction

One of the teachers that has had the most positive influence on me over the years is Sue Hutchins, my Biology instructor at Itasca Community College… 761 more words



Many religious people view Richard Dawkins with a mixture of fear and disgust for his strident, militant atheism. Leaving aside the banal pop atheism of The God Delusion, Dawkins’ natural history writing does contain some glimmers of actual independent thinking, even if it never reaches the level of Robert Ardrey’s Nature of Man series. 842 more words

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Book Review: The Dawkins Delusion - By Alister McGrath & Joanna Collicutt McGrath

There are many individuals who act as poster-boys for certain religious and anti-religious movements. For the New Atheists, one of those individuals is Richard Dawkins… 950 more words


Max Perutz Science Writing Award 2016

I remember, a couple of years ago, seeing an advert by the Medical Research Council (MRC) for a science writing competition and subsequently being bitterly disappointed when I found out it was only for PhD students. 777 more words


Religion, Atheism and The Evolution of Symbolic Thought.

In a break from the usual, this is an informal short philosophical thingy – it’s not a proper essay – on some things I have been thinking about lately. 977 more words