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God is attracting more debate than ever

The New Atheists did not manage to dent the growth of religion across the world. Instead, they only fed our interest in it. by Madeleine Bunting first published on Guardian, Comment is Free Belief, 4 April 2010, re-published with permission One shelf of my bookcase is now groaning under the weight of its contents. It’s the […]

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Charles Darwin: a Fulcrum Appreciation

Charles Darwin (1809-1882): A Fulcrum Appreciation by Michael Roberts February 12th 2009 sees the bicentenary of Darwin’s birth. Along with Isaac Newton he was one of the greatest British scientists, though his science is still controversial. To some he was a great scientist and to others the devil incarnate! He was a quiet family man, […]

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Richard Dawkins: Lunging, Flailing, Mispunching

by Terry Eagleton John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature, University of Manchester The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins Bantam Press, 406pp This article first appeared in the London Review of Books 19 October 2006 and is reproduced with permission Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is the Book […]

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