Christianity was also, to my surprise, radical – far more radical than the leftist ideologies with which I had previously been enamoured.
by Vince Vitale If you were to lock a group of atheist philosophers who do not specialize in religion in a room with theist philosophers who do (don’t actually do this, but if you did) and listen to the ensuing debates, you “would have to conclude that the theists definitely had the upper hand in …
Of course, I reject atheism because I believe Christianity to be true. But I also reject it because I am a scientist. How could I be impressed with a worldview that undermines the very rationality we need to do science? Science and God mix very well. It is science and atheism that do not mix.
Atheism was looking intellectually weak; and existentially and from a lifestyle point of view it was unfulfilling, silly, cheap and shallow.
Was Hitler a Christian? That may sound a ridiculous question, but it's an accusation sometimes made by atheists. Does it stand up? In the latest SHORT ANSWERS video, David Robertson, an avid reader of history, checks it out.
Jeremy Suisted saved Christmas, Father Christmas to be exact. But why was Santa breaking into a car, and what has that got to do with real life?
By DAVID ROBERTSON Last month I had the privilege of speaking at this debate in St Andrews – I believe it was the first of this kind that the CU have organised. I loved it. The place was relatively full, the chairman was excellent and my opponent, Dr Manfredi La Manna, reader of Economics at University of St Andrews, was pleasant, affable and spoke well. However I found his arguments quite astonishing.
This high-quality video series manages to cover a very wide range of topics and perspectives within the broad area of science and religion, and it does so, in the main, very well indeed.
In the latest of "The Big Conversation" debates, Solas Director, Andy Bannister spoke to the acclaimed atheist philosopher Peter Singer; while host Justin Brierley chaired the discussion. Under the heading, "Evolution, Morality and Being Human: Do We Need God?", the two thinkers locked horns in a polite, respectful and very revealing debate; in which they were able to air their respective Christian and Utilitarian world-views and have them examined
David reflects on what the media coverage of the funeral of former SNP leader, Gordon Wilson, tells us about the different world views of many in the media and in the country of Scotland at large. Download this episode (right click and save) LINKS BBC | Memorial service for former SNP leader Gordon …