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 … Continue Reading

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, … Continue Reading

Consequences of Climate Change in sub-Saharan Africa by Anthony Poggo

Consequences of Climate Change in sub-Saharan Africa by Anthony Poggo, Bishop of Kajo-Keji Province of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan a paper given to the Self Select Group on Climate Change Lambeth Conference 31 July 2008 Introduction Climate changes in many parts of Africa and especially Sudan have been conspicuous and noticeable. The apparent … Continue Reading

‘The God Delusion’ by Richard Dawkins – Fulcrum Review

‘The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, (Bantam Press, 2006), Fulcrum review’ by The Rt Revd Dr David Atkinson, Bishop of Thetford The God Delusion (Bantam Press 2006) has the same mixture of brilliant rhetoric, passionate anti-theism and (to my mind) faulty argument that we have come to expect from Richard Dawkins, Charles Simonyi Professor for … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading