The Grand Design?

The Grand Design?

Professor Edgar Andrews reviews The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow (Bantam Books, September 2010). Cosmologist Stephen Hawking sold over nine million copies of his book A Brief History of Time. Now, 22 years later, he has co-authored The Grand...
Creationism

Creationism

In the midst of the debates — or wars — concerning the issues of creation and evolution, there is a tendency to over-generalize. Both sides often refer to the opposing side with the broad term of either “evolutionist” or “creationist.” And yet there exists within both...
Religious and Philosophical Pluralism:

Religious and Philosophical Pluralism:

About every other week, I confront popular pluralist notions that have become a large part of the way Americans think. For example, pluralists contend that no one religion can know the fullness of spiritual truth, therefore all religions are valid. But while it is...
Atheists Play Their Hand – Probability

Atheists Play Their Hand – Probability

The news first broke last year, when atheists in Great Britain announced the intention to put their message on London’s famous city buses.  Atheist celebrities including Richard Dawkins and A. C. Grayling joined the campaign and enjoyed the publicity.  Now, the...
The Blind Faith of Atheism

The Blind Faith of Atheism

PDF You may be thinking that this is a joke.  Surely atheism is not based on faith, let alone blind faith.  It’s Christianity that is based on an irrational unproven presumptuous faith.  Come let us reason together.  We will start by asking what atheism is.  According...
Is Atheism viable?

Is Atheism viable?

Atheism is, essentially, a negative position. It is not believing in a god, or actively believing there is no God, or choosing to not exercise any belief or non-belief concerning God, etc. Which ever flavor is given to atheism, it is a negative position. In...